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npm install --save react-native-emoji-selector
import EmojiSelector from 'react-native-emoji-selector'


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Basic usage

<EmojiSelector onEmojiSelected={emoji => console.log(emoji)} />

Setting a default category

If you'd like to define a different default category, you can import the Categories class. Setting a default category can also improve performance by loading a single section rather than all sections at once.

import EmojiSelector, { Categories } from "react-native-emoji-selector";

  onEmojiSelected={emoji => console.log(emoji)}

The available categories are all, emotion, people, nature, food, activities, places, objects, symbols, and flags.


Prop Type Default Description
onEmojiSelected func Function called when a user selects an Emoji
theme string "007AFF" Theme color used for loaders and active tab indicator
showTabs bool true Toggle the tabs on or off
showSearchBar bool true Toggle the searchbar on or off
showHistory bool false Toggle the history tab on or off
showSectionTitles bool true Toggle the section title elements
category enum "all" Set the default category. Use the Categories class
columns number 6 Number of columns accross
placeholder string "Search..." A string placeholder when there is no text in text input
shouldInclude func Function called to check for emoji inclusion


Special thanks to everyone who has contributed to this project!

Victor K Varghese Kubo Mateo Silguero Anastasiia Kravchenko Sindre Lucas Feijo