The problem that you are having is not directly related to Kendo UI, but to the PhoneGap tool that you are using. As a component framework Kendo UI does not have control over device's hardware and handling the PhoneGap API. I would suggest you to check in their documentation and forums if some more information about this particular issue is available, as we are not able to provide you with any assistance on this.
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