React Native BackHandler Component Example Tutorial

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React Native BackHandler Component Example Tutorial

Hi Guys,

In this blog, I will explain you how to create backhandler component in react native. You can easily create backhandler component in react native. First i will import namespace BackHandler

, after I will make backhandler component using method in react native.

Here, I will give you full example for simply display backhandler component using react native as bellow.

Step 1 - Create project

In the first step Run the following command for create project.

expo init BackhandlerComponent

Step 2 - App.js

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

import React, { Component } from "react";

import { Text, View, StyleSheet, BackHandler, Alert } from "react-native";

class App extends Component {

backAction = () => {

Alert.alert("Wait!", "Are you sure to go back?", [


text: "Cancel",

onPress: () => null,

style: "cancel"


{ text: "YES", onPress: () => BackHandler.exitApp() }


return true;


componentDidMount() {

this.backHandler = BackHandler.addEventListener(





componentWillUnmount() {



render() {

return (

<View style={styles.container}>

<Text style={styles.text}>Please Click On Back Button</Text>





const styles = StyleSheet.create({

container: {

flex: 1,

alignItems: "center",

justifyContent: "center"


text: {

fontSize: 22,

fontWeight: "bold",

color : "cadetblue"



export default App;

Step 3 - Run project

In the last step run your project using bellow command.

npm start


It will help you...