Fix Cordova Geolocation Ask for Location Message

In addition to the answer from DaveAlden, I had to remove the old version of the geolocation plugin and add the new one. Then I had to remove/add the Cordova iOS platform. Only then could I add NSLocationWhenInUseUsageDescription to the .plist file with success.

First, remove/add the geolocation plugin:

cordova plugin rm org.apache.cordova.geolocation
cordova plugin add org.apache.cordova.geolocation

Second, remove/add the iOS platform:

cordova platform rm ios
cordova platform add ios

Last, add NSLocationWhenInUseUsageDescription to the .plist. Open /platforms/ios/{project}/{project}-Info.plist and add the following:

<string>[App Name] would like to access your location when running and displayed.</string>

See this iOS Developer Library link for detailed information regarding NSLocationWhenInUseUsageDescription versus NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription versus NSLocationUsageDescription.

Location permission alert on iPhone with Cordova is a possible duplicate.

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