How to Capture and Share Screenshot in React Native

Utkarsha Bakshi
Women in Technology
3 min readJun 26, 2023

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Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash

In this short post, we will learn how to capture and share screenshots in React Native programmatically.

Capturing a screenshot in React Native is quite straightforward. All you need to do is use the react-native-view-shot library. This library provides a takeSnapshot function that takes a screenshot of the current view and saves it to the device’s photo library.

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