Example to Detect Device is Android or IOS in React Native

Example to Detect Device is Android or IOS in React Native includes the use of React Native Platform Component. As the topic name describes itself, we will detect the Device is Android or IOS.  This is very useful while we have to load different elements according to the different OS. We will use Platform component to detect the Platform. So let’s get started.

To Import Platform in Code

Detect Device Using

To Make a React Native App

Getting started with React Native will help you to know more about the way you can make a React Native project. We are going to use react-native init to make our React Native App.

Assuming that you have node installed, you can use npm to install the react-native-cli command line utility.
Open the terminal and go to the workspace and run Run the following commands to create a new React Native project This will make a project structure with an index file named App.js in your project directory.

Open App.js in any code editor and replace the code with the following code.

App.js

To Run the React Native App

Open the terminal again and jump into your project using. To run the project on an Android Virtual Device or on real debugging device or on the iOS Simulator by running

This is how you can detect the device is Android or IOS in React Native. If you have any doubt or you want to share something about the topic you can comment below or contact us here. The remaining components will be covered in the next article. Stay tuned!

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