How to Play Sound in React Native?




How to Play Sound in React Native?

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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

In this step, you can install expo-av:

expo install expo-av

Step 3: App.js

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

import * as React from 'react';

import { View, StyleSheet, Button } from 'react-native';

import { Audio } from 'expo-av';

const App = () => {

const [sound, setSound] = React.useState();

const playSound = async () => {

const { sound } = await Audio.Sound.createAsync(




await sound.playAsync();


const stopSound = async () => {

await sound.stopAsync()


React.useEffect(() => {

return sound

? () => {



: undefined;

}, [sound]);

return (

<View style={styles.container}>

<Button title="Play Sound" onPress={playSound} />

<View style={{ marginTop:10 }}>

<Button title="Stop Sound" onPress={stopSound} />





const styles = StyleSheet.create({

container: {

flex: 1,

justifyContent: 'center',


padding: 10,



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...

#React Native