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A flexible API for accessing device safe area inset information. This allows you to position your content appropriately around notches, status bars, home indicators, and other such device and operating system interface elements.

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To install this API in a managed or bare React Native app, run expo install react-native-safe-area-context. In bare apps, make sure you also follow the react-native-safe-area-context linking instructions.

Add SafeAreaProvider in your app root component:
import { SafeAreaProvider } from 'react-native-safe-area-context';

function App() {
  return (
Usage with the hooks API:
import { useSafeArea } from 'react-native-safe-area-context';

function HookComponent() {
  const insets = useSafeArea();

  return <View style={{ paddingTop: insets.top }} />;
Usage with context consumer API:
import { SafeAreaConsumer } from 'react-native-safe-area-context';

class ClassComponent extends React.Component {
  render() {
    return (
        {insets => <View style={{ paddingTop: insets.top }} />}