React Native Firebase Storage

Created At: 2023-02-21 20:50:50 Updated At: 2023-02-21 20:58:31

To use Firebase Storage in a React Native app, you need to first set up Firebase in your project by creating a Firebase project, registering your app with Firebase, and installing the necessary Firebase libraries. Once you have set up Firebase in your project, you can start using Firebase Storage by importing the Firebase Storage module and creating a reference to the storage location where you want to store your files.

import storage from '@react-native-firebase/storage';

const reference = storage().ref('path/to/file');
const task = reference.putFile(localFilePath);

task.on('state_changed', taskSnapshot => {
  console.log(`${taskSnapshot.bytesTransferred} transferred out of ${taskSnapshot.totalBytes}`);

task.then(() => {
  console.log('File uploaded successfully');

In this example, we first import the Firebase Storage module using @react-native-firebase/storage. Then, we create a reference to the storage location where we want to store our file by calling the ref method on the storage module and passing in the path to the file.

Next, we create a task by calling the putFile method on the reference and passing in the local file path of the file we want to upload. We can then listen for updates on the task by adding an event listener for the state_changed event.

Finally, we handle the completion of the task by calling the then method on the task and logging a success message. This is a simple example of how to upload a file to Firebase Storage in a React Native app, but there are many other methods and features available in the Firebase Storage API.


Add Reviews