How to use Action Button in React Native?

Published On: 12/07/2022 | Category: React Native

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This article goes in detailed on how to use action button in react native. This tutorial will give you simple example of how to implement action button in react native. I’m going to show you about action button example in react native. This post will give you simple example of how to create action button in react native. So, let's follow few step to create example of how to add action button in react native.

Let's start following example:

Step 1: Download Project

In the first step run the following command to create a project.

expo init ExampleApp
Step 2: Install and Setup

First of all you have to install react-native-action-button package.

npm install react-native-action-button

For the icons, you will install react-native-vector-icons.

npm install react-native-vector-icons
Step 3: App.js

In this step, You will open the App.js file and put the code.

import React from 'react';
import { StyleSheet, View, Text } from 'react-native';
import ActionButton from 'react-native-action-button';
import Icon from 'react-native-vector-icons/Ionicons';

const App = () => {
    return (
        <View style={styles.container}>
            <Text style={styles.welcome}>
            React Native Action Button Example
            <ActionButton buttonColor="rgba(231,76,60,1)">
                <ActionButton.Item buttonColor='#9b59b6' title="New Task" onPress={() => console.log("notes tapped!")}>
                    <Icon name="create" style={styles.actionButtonIcon} />
                <ActionButton.Item buttonColor='#3498db' title="Notifications" onPress={() => { }}>
                    <Icon name="notifications" style={styles.actionButtonIcon} />
                <ActionButton.Item buttonColor='#1abc9c' title="All Tasks" onPress={() => { }}>
                    <Icon name="checkmark-done-sharp" style={styles.actionButtonIcon} />

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
    container: {
        flex: 1,
        justifyContent: 'center',
        alignItems: 'center',
        backgroundColor: '#F5FCFF'
    welcome: {
        fontSize: 20,
        textAlign: 'center',
        margin: 10
    actionButtonIcon: {
        fontSize: 20,
        height: 22,
        color: 'white',

export default App;
Run Project

In the last step run your project using the below command.

expo start

You can QR code scan in Expo Go Application on mobile.

Output :

It will help you...