React Native Bottom Tab Navigation Example Tutorial

May 27, 2022

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React Native Bottom Tab Navigation Example Tutorial

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In this tutorial, you will learn react native bottom tab navigation example. this example will help you how to implement bottom tab navigation in react native. In this article, we will implement a how to use bottom tab navigation in react native. This post will give you simple example of bottom tab navigation example in react native.

A simple tab bar on the bottom of the screen that lets you switch between different routes. Routes are lazily initialized -- their screen components are not mounted until they are first focused.

In this example, there are 4 screens (Home, Cart, Images, and Profile) defined using the Tab.Screen component. Similarly, you can define as many screens as you like.

Step 1: Download Project


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

expo init BottomTabNavigation

Step 2: Installation and Setup

First, you need to install them in your project:

npm install @react-navigation/native

after all you need to install bottom tab navigation:

npm install @react-navigation/bottom-tabs

you can set bottom tab icon to install vector icons:

npm i react-native-vector-icons

you have use any bundled Icon

import this:

import Icon from 'react-native-vector-icons/FontAwesome5';

Step 3: App.js

Now, you need to wrap the whole app in NavigationContainer. Usually you'd do this in your entry file, such as App.js:

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

import React from 'react';

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

import { NavigationContainer } from '@react-navigation/native';

import { createBottomTabNavigator } from '@react-navigation/bottom-tabs';

import Icon from 'react-native-vector-icons/FontAwesome5';

const HomeScreen = () => {

return(

<View style={styles.container}>

<Text style={styles.text}>HomeScreen</Text>

</View>

);

}

const CartScreen = () => {

return(

<View style={styles.container}>

<Text style={styles.text}>CartScreen</Text>

</View>

);

}

const ImageScreen = () => {

return(

<View style={styles.container}>

<Text style={styles.text}>ImageScreen</Text>

</View>

);

}

const ProfileScreen = () => {

return(

<View style={styles.container}>

<Text style={styles.text}>ProfileScreen</Text>

</View>

);

}

const Tab = createBottomTabNavigator();

const App = () => {

return (

<NavigationContainer>

<Tab.Navigator>

<Tab.Screen

name='Home'

component={HomeScreen}

options={{

tabBarIcon: ({ color, size }) => (

<Icon name="home" color={color} size={size} />

),

}}

/>

<Tab.Screen

name='Cart'

component={CartScreen}

options={{

tabBarIcon: ({ color, size }) => (

<Icon name="shopping-cart" color={color} size={size} />

),

}}

/>

<Tab.Screen

name='Images'

component={ImageScreen}

options={{

tabBarIcon: ({ color, size }) => (

<Icon name="images" color={color} size={size} />

),

}}

/>

<Tab.Screen

name='Profile'

component={ProfileScreen}

options={{

tabBarIcon: ({ color, size }) => (

<Icon name="user" color={color} size={size} />

),

}}

/>

</Tab.Navigator>

</NavigationContainer>

);

}

const styles = StyleSheet.create({

container: {

flex:1,

justifyContent:'center',

alignItems:'center',

},

text: {

fontSize:20,

},

});

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