React Native provides a number of built-in components. You will find a full list of components and APIs on the sidebar to the left. If you're not sure where to get started, take a look at the following categories:
You're not limited to the components and APIs bundled with React Native. React Native is a community of thousands of developers. If you're looking for a library that does something specific, search the npm registry for packages mentioning react-native, or check out Awesome React Native for a curated list.
Most apps will end up using one of these basic components. You'll want to get yourself familiarized with all of these if you're new to React Native.
Render common user interface controls on any platform using the following components. For platform specific components, keep reading.
Unlike the more generic
ScrollView, the following list view components only render elements that are currently showing on the screen. This makes them a great choice for displaying long lists of data.
iOS Components and APIs
Many of the following components provide wrappers for commonly used UIKit classes.
Handle push notifications for your app, including permission handling and icon badge number.
Android Components and APIs
Many of the following components provide wrappers for commonly used Android classes.
Detect hardware button presses for back navigation.
Provides access to the permissions model introduced in Android M.
These components may come in handy for certain applications. For an exhaustive list of components and APIs, check out the sidebar to the left.
Provides an interface for setting and getting content from the clipboard on both Android and iOS.
Provides a view that moves out of the way of the virtual keyboard automatically.