PhoneGap App Error Message : Unable to download archive

If you get an error on PhoneGap App that says “Unable to download archive from the server” when using PhoneGap on Windows then try this :

  • Download the latest build zip from and replace the contents of C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\PhoneGap\PhoneGap Desktop with the contents from this zip
  • Open up Windows firewall -> Click on “Allow an app or feature through windows firewall” -> Click on Change Settings -> search for “Electron” -> allow Public access.

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