BSavaliya BSavaliya - 1 year ago 188
TypeScript Question

How to add marker click listener in IONIC2?

I am working with IONIC2, i have implement map and put markers on the map.
I can get map click listener but can not get Marker click listener.

I had tried addlistener also but can not get click event for marker.

Here is my code for adding marker on map:

addMarkerOnMap(latLng1: GoogleMapsLatLng, depotsEntity: DepotsEntity) {
* To add marker in the map, need to initialize GoogleMapsMarkerOptions
let options: GoogleMapsMarkerOptions = {
icon: "www/img/location.png",
title: depotsEntity.address,
position: latLng1,
animation: GoogleMapsAnimation.DROP
let marker =, function () {
console.log("markerClicked"); // This is not working yet


Please help me if anybody knows regarding marker click listener in IONIC2.

Answer Source

Looking at your code I will assume that you are using cordova-plugin-googlemaps.

There are a couple of things you are doing wrong. The first is that map.addMarker() doesn't return a marker, instead it returns a promise with a value of type GoogleMapsMarker which makes this line incorrect

let marker =

Secondly, you attach the event handler to the marker object and not to the map which means this bit is also wrong, function () { });

What you need to do is call, wait until the promise is resolved, and add the click handler to the marker returned by the promise.

Example GoogleMapsMarker) => {
        marker.addEventListener(GoogleMapsEvent.MARKER_CLICK).subscribe(() => { console.log('Marker clicked...'); });

You will need to make sure GoogleMapsMarker and GoogleMapsEvent have been imported from ionic-native.


As of writing this I have theoretically showed you how to implement what you want but at the minute this is likely to give you the following error

this._next is not a function

This is a known issue and as far as I can tell it happens on any map / marker event that you have to subscribe to. The issue can be tracked on the Ionic Native GitHub page #206.

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