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A library that provides native primitives to represent screens instead of plain React Native View components for better operating system behavior and screen optimizations.

react-native-screens provides native primitives to represent screens instead of plain <View> components To better take advantage of operating system behavior and optimizations around screens. This capability is used by library authors and is unlikely to be used directly by most app developers. It also provides the native components needed for React Navigation's createNativeStackNavigator.

Note: See react-native-screens issue tracker if you encounter any problems.

Platform Compatibility

Android DeviceAndroid EmulatoriOS DeviceiOS SimulatorWeb


npx expo install react-native-screens

If you're installing this in a bare React Native app, you should also follow these additional installation instructions.


The complete API reference and documentation are available in the react-native-screens README.

To use the native stack navigator if you are using React Navigation, see createNativeStackNavigator documentation.