Expo Docs

Modal

The Modal component is a simple way to present content above an enclosing view.
Note: If you need more control over how to present modals over the rest of your app, then consider using a top-level Navigator.

import React, {Component} from 'react';
import {Modal, Text, TouchableHighlight, View} from 'react-native';

class ModalExample extends Component {
  state = {
    modalVisible: false,
  };

  setModalVisible(visible) {
    this.setState({modalVisible: visible});
  }

  render() {
    return (
      <View style={{marginTop: 22}}>
        <Modal
          animationType="slide"
          transparent={false}
          visible={this.state.modalVisible}
          onRequestClose={() => {
            alert('Modal has been closed.');
          }}>
          <View style={{marginTop: 22}}>
            <View>
              <Text>Hello World!</Text>

              <TouchableHighlight
                onPress={() => {
                  this.setModalVisible(!this.state.modalVisible);
                }}>
                <Text>Hide Modal</Text>
              </TouchableHighlight>
            </View>
          </View>
        </Modal>

        <TouchableHighlight
          onPress={() => {
            this.setModalVisible(true);
          }}>
          <Text>Show Modal</Text>
        </TouchableHighlight>
      </View>
    );
  }
}


Reference

The visible prop determines whether your modal is visible.
TypeRequired
boolNo

The supportedOrientations prop allows the modal to be rotated to any of the specified orientations. On iOS, the modal is still restricted by what's specified in your app's Info.plist's UISupportedInterfaceOrientations field. When using presentationStyle of pageSheet or formSheet, this property will be ignored by iOS.
TypeRequiredPlatform
array of enum('portrait', 'portrait-upside-down', 'landscape', 'landscape-left', 'landscape-right')NoiOS

The onRequestClose callback is called when the user taps the hardware back button on Android or the menu button on Apple TV. Because of this required prop, be aware that BackHandler events will not be emitted as long as the modal is open.
TypeRequiredPlatform
functionYesAndroid, Platform.isTVOS
functionNo(Others)

The onShow prop allows passing a function that will be called once the modal has been shown.
TypeRequired
functionNo

The transparent prop determines whether your modal will fill the entire view. Setting this to true will render the modal over a transparent background.
TypeRequired
boolNo

The animationType prop controls how the modal animates.
  • slide slides in from the bottom
  • fade fades into view
  • none appears without an animation
Default is set to none.
TypeRequired
enum('none', 'slide', 'fade')No

The hardwareAccelerated prop controls whether to force hardware acceleration for the underlying window.
TypeRequiredPlatform
boolNoAndroid

The onDismiss prop allows passing a function that will be called once the modal has been dismissed.
TypeRequiredPlatform
functionNoiOS

The onOrientationChange callback is called when the orientation changes while the modal is being displayed. The orientation provided is only 'portrait' or 'landscape'. This callback is also called on initial render, regardless of the current orientation.
TypeRequiredPlatform
functionNoiOS

The presentationStyle prop controls how the modal appears (generally on larger devices such as iPad or plus-sized iPhones). See https://developer.apple.com/reference/uikit/uimodalpresentationstyle for details.
  • fullScreen covers the screen completely
  • pageSheet covers portrait-width view centered (only on larger devices)
  • formSheet covers narrow-width view centered (only on larger devices)
  • overFullScreen covers the screen completely, but allows transparency
Default is set to overFullScreen or fullScreen depending on transparent property.
TypeRequiredPlatform
enum('fullScreen', 'pageSheet', 'formSheet', 'overFullScreen')NoiOS