Hi, this answer may come bit late but the question is still valid and this may help someone. First, install Cordova InAppBrowser: cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-inappbrowser Then replace the window.open (this step is not necessary, but it makes things simplier) window.open = cordova.InAppBrowser.open; Then you can call: <a href="https://google.com" onclick="window.open('https://google.com', '_system'); return false;">Google</a> I have written more detailed blog article about the issue here