Example to Use Time Picker in React Native

This post will show you an Example to Use Time Picker in React Native. TimePicker can be used to select the time. For the TimePicker that can be used on both platforms, you need to use a react-native-simple-time-picker library.  A single React Native timePicker component for both Android and IOS.

In this example, we will make a simple time picker with default time and the user can change the time. 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.

Installation of Dependency

To use timepicker you need to install react-native-simple-time-picker package.

To install this open the terminal and jump into your project

Run the following command

This command will copy all the dependencies into your node_module directory, You can find the directory in node_module the directory named react-native-simple-time-picker.

–save is optional, it is just to update the react-native-simple-time-picker dependancy in your package.json file.

Dependency Version for this Example used is

Now 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).

IOS

Android

That was the React Native TimePicker. 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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