React Native Pick Document File Example

Jul 01, 2022 . Admin

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Let's start following example:

Step 1: Download Project

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

expo init ExampleApp
Step 2: Install and Setup

In this step, you can install expo-document-picker:

expo install expo-document-picker
Step 3: App.js

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

import React, { useState } from 'react';
import { Button, View, Text, StyleSheet } from 'react-native';
import * as DocumentPicker from 'expo-document-picker';

const App = () => {
    const [file, setFile] = useState(null);

    const pickFile = async () => {

        const result = await DocumentPicker.getDocumentAsync({
            type: "application/*"

        if (!result.cancelled) {
    return (
        <View style={styles.container}>
            <Text>{ file }</Text>
            <Button title="Pick a file from mobile" onPress={pickFile} />

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
    container: {
        flex: 1, 
        alignItems: 'center', 
        justifyContent: 'center',

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 :

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