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How to add or play video in React Native Expo Application

Play video in React Native Expo Application

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Set-up and Installation

Code of Displaying Video using React Native Expo

import * as React from 'react';
import { View, StyleSheet, Button } from 'react-native';
import { Video } from 'expo-av';
export default function App() {
const video = React.useRef(null);
const [status, setStatus] = React.useState({});
return (
<View style={styles.container}>
uri: '',
onPlaybackStatusUpdate={status => setStatus(() => status)}
<View style={styles.buttons}>
title={status.isPlaying ? 'Pause' : 'Play'}
onPress={() =>
status.isPlaying ? video.current.pauseAsync() : video.current.playAsync()
const styles = StyleSheet.create({
container: {
flex: 1,
justifyContent: 'center',
backgroundColor: '#ecf0f1',
video: {
alignSelf: 'center',
width: 350,
height: 220,
buttons: {
flexDirection: 'row',
justifyContent: 'center',
alignItems: 'center',



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