React Native Share API to Share TextInput message

React Native Share API to Share TextInput message includes the React Native Share component which is used to share any content. We usually add a share button in our app to share something with other users either using any social media or any other medium.  Here is the example of React Native Share API to Share TextInput message from our App.

To Import Share API in Code

Use of Share API

In this example, We will share the input of a TextInput on button click using the Share API provided by React Native. It will open different platforms where you can share the content like Mail, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp etc. So 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
npm install -g react-native-cli
Run the following commands to create a new React Native project
react-native init ProjectName
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.
cd ProjectName
To run the project on an Android Virtual Device or on real debugging device
react-native run-android
or on the iOS Simulator by running
react-native run-ios (macOS only).

Android

     

IOS

That was the React Native Share API. 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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