React Native Get Current Time in 12 hours Format AM PM

This is an Example of React Native Get Current Time in 12 hours format AM PM. In this example, we get the Current time in 12 hours format. We will use momentjs which is very helpful when you deal with the date and time.

To Get Current Time in 12 hours Format

  • moment() will return the current date time.
  • utcOffset is used to set your time zone.
  • format will decide the output format.

For Time Format:

  • Y/YYYY -> Year
  • M -> Month in single digit(Ex. 8)
  • MM -> Month in double-digit(Ex. 08)
  • MMM -> Month short name (Ex. Aug)
  • MMMM -> Month full name (Ex. August)
  • D -> Day in single digit(Ex. 5)
  • DD -> Day in single double-digit(Ex. 05)
  • HH -> Hours in 24 hr format
  • hh -> Hours in 12 hr format
  • mm -> Minutes
  • ss -> Seconds
  • a -> am/pm

Let’s get started.

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 get the current time in 12 hours format(in AM/PM format). If you have any doubt or you want to share something about the topic you can comment below or contact us here. There will be more posts coming soon. Stay tuned!

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