Simulate device act as an iBeacon, or transmit as an iBeacon signal from your phone
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README.md

React Native Module that broadcasts an iBeacon uuid.

Setup

npm i --save react-native-ibeacon-simulator

react-native link

Import in your project:

import BeaconBroadcast from 'react-native-ibeacon-simulator'

API

Start iBeacon on device:

uuid: String

You can get from here http://openuuid.net/

identifier: String

minor and major:

are integer values between 0 and 65535.

Start Broadcasting iBeacon:

BeaconBroadcast.startAdvertisingBeaconWithString(uuid, identifier, major, minor)

Stop Broadcasting iBeacon:

BeaconBroadcast.stopAdvertisingBeacon()

iOS

BeaconBroadcast.stopAdvertisingBeacon()
BeaconBroadcast.startAdvertisingBeaconWithString(uuid, identifier, major, minor)

Android

BeaconBroadcast.checkTransmissionSupported()
.then(() => {
  BeaconBroadcast.stopAdvertisingBeacon()
  BeaconBroadcast.startAdvertisingBeaconWithString(uuid, identifier, major, minor)
})
.catch((e) => {
  /* handle return errors */
  - NOT_SUPPORTED_MIN_SDK
  - NOT_SUPPORTED_BLE
  - DEPRECATED_NOT_SUPPORTED_MULTIPLE_ADVERTISEMENTS
  - NOT_SUPPORTED_CANNOT_GET_ADVERTISER
  - NOT_SUPPORTED_CANNOT_GET_ADVERTISER_MULTIPLE_ADVERTISEMENTS
})

Known supported devices

Non-exhaustive list of devices where BLE advertising is known to work. [Brackets] indicate variations besides the base model.

  • Phones and tablets
    • Google Pixel [XL], Pixel C, Nexus 6P, 6, 5X, 9, patched Nexus 5
    • Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 [Dual SIM], Fierce XL
    • Asus Zenfone 2 [Laser], Zenpad 8
    • Blackberry Priv
    • HTC 10, One M9, Desire (530/626s/820)
    • Huawei Ascend Y550, Honor 5X, Union
    • Lenovo K3 Note, Vibe P1m, Vibe K4 Note
    • LG:
      • G5, G4 [Stylus], G3, G Flex2, G Vista 2
      • V10, K10, L Bello, Lancet, Leon, Magna, Optimus Zone 3, Spirit, Tribute 5
    • Moto X Play, X Style, X2, G2, G3, G4, Z Droid, Droid Turbo 2
    • Nextbit Robin
    • OnePlus 2, 3
    • OPPO A33f
    • Samsung Galaxy:
      • S7 [Edge] - up to 8 concurrent running BLE advertisers
      • S6 [Active/Edge/Edge Plus], S5 [Active/Neo]
      • Note 5, Note Edge, Note 4
      • Tab S2 (8.0/9.7), Tab S (8.4/10.5), Note Pro, Tab A 9.7, Tab E
      • A5 2016 [Duos]
      • J5, J3 Duos
      • Alpha, Core Prime, Grand Prime, On7
    • Sony Xperia E5, X, Z5 [Compact/Premium], C5 Ultra, C3, M4 Aqua [Dual]
    • Xiaomi Redmi 3, Note 2, Note 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi 5, Mi Max
    • ZTE Maven, ZMAX 2, Zmax Pro, Warp Elite
  • Android TVs
    • Sony Bravia 2015