SDK API Reference


System information that remains constant throughout the lifetime of your app.


Returns expo, standalone, or guest. If expo, the experience is running inside of the Expo client. If standalone, it is a standalone app. If guest, it has been opened through a link from a standalone app.


The version string of the Expo client currently running.


An identifier that is unique to this particular device and installation of the Expo client.


A human-readable name for the device type.


The device year class of this device.


true if the app is running on a device, false if running in a simulator or emulator.


  • ios

    • platform

    The Apple internal model identifier for this device, e.g. iPhone1,1.

    • model

    The human-readable model name of this device, e.g. iPhone 7 Plus.

    • userInterfaceIdiom

    The user interface idiom of this device, i.e. whether the app is running on an iPhone or an iPad. Current supported values are handset and tablet. Apple TV and CarPlay will show up as unsupported.


A string that is unique to the current session of your app. It is different across apps and across multiple launches of the same app.


The default status bar height for the device. Does not factor in changes when location tracking is in use or a phone call is active.


A list of the system font names available on the current device.


The manifest object for the app.


When an app is opened due to a deep link, the prefix of the URI without the deep link part. This value depends on Expo.Constants.appOwnership: it may be different if your app is running standalone vs. in the Expo client.