React Native Create Custom TextArea Component iOS Android Tutorial

TextArea component is one of the most famous component in HTML because of its flexibility and usability to contain multiple lines. TextArea is mostly used to get multiple line information from user. In react native there is no certain component available like TextArea but using the TextInput component we can easily make TextArea component using its props multiline={true} . This prop would expand our TextInput functionality make gives it the ability to contain multiple lines at a single time with also supports move to next line feature. So in this tutorial we would going to Create Custom TextArea Component in iOS Android React Native App Example Tutorial.

Contents in this project Create Custom TextArea Component in iOS Android React Native App Example Tutorial:

1. Import the Platform, StyleSheet, View and TextInput component in your project.

2. Create a Root View in render’s return block. This view is our main container view.

3. Creating TextInput component in View.

underlineColorAndroid : Used to hide the bottom line of TextInput .

placeholder : Used to show some place holder text in TextInput component.

numberOfLines : Used to set the maximum number of lines type inside TextInput.

multiline={true} : Making the TextInput multi line.

4. Creating Style.

6. Complete source code for App.js File :


Create Custom TextArea Component


  1. Nice one thank you for your valuable posts

  2. Thank you Admin for nice posts!!

    Could you please write a post that how to upload a file to a server in react native ?

  3. How can I use this component from another View like

  4. Hi Sir

    How to add asterisk symbol end of text input Placeholder with red color

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