target="_blank" is not opening external browser in IOS on phonegap 2.5.0


<a href="http://www.google.com" target="_blank" rel="external" data-transition="fade">Google</a>


The code above (in phonegap 2.1.0) used to open a new browser window and navigate to http://www.google.com. Now since upgrading to phonegap 2.5.0 it takes over my app window and navigates to http://www.google.com and since there's no way to get back I have to close the app to recover.

I have tried setting:

<access origin="*" browserOnly="true"/>


and


<preference name="stay-in-webview" value="false" />

.

Neither of these settings help.

After reading https://build.phonegap.com/blog/acces... I would think it would work on IOS since all origins are whitelisted and my target="_blank".

Please help!
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