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Dealing with keystores and passwords when building for Android with Cordova

Which is the easiest way of builing apps in Android with Cordova?

Use a build.json file

     "android": {
         "release": {
             "keystore": "./your_keystore_file",
             "storePassword": "your_keystore_password",
             "alias": "your_alias_name",
             "password" : "your_alias_password"

And type in your console: cordova build android –release

If you already have a keystore and don’t know what alias to use, run the command: keytool -list -v -keystore YOUR_KEYSTORE_FILE to see all the available aliases.

Keystore only has one password. You can change it using keytool: keytool -storepasswd -keystore MY_KEYSTORE

Note: I’m locating my build.json and keystore_file in my project’s root folder.