Getting App Version with Expo and React Native (Updated)

February 8, 2022

A while ago you may have seen that I made a post called Get the current App Version with Expo and React Native.

I made that post when I could only build and run on Android which it seemed to work perfectly fine on however, recently, I noticed that this doesn't seem to work correctly now but I have found a solution!

The solution lies within expo-application. This includes information about the app itself, natively, on the platform. Using nativeApplicationVersion you can get the App Version that's native on the platform.

Rather than posting individual steps, I made a snack! And I don't mean that in the food snack, sadly. I mean an Expo Snack!


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