Drawer navigator component for React Navigation

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React Navigation Drawer
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Drawer navigator for use on iOS and Android.


Open a Terminal in the project root and run:
yarn add react-navigation-drawer

If you are using Expo, you are done. Otherwise, continue to the next step.
Install and link react-native-gesture-handler and react-native-reanimated. To install and link them, run:
yarn add react-native-reanimated react-native-gesture-handler
react-native link react-native-reanimated
react-native link react-native-gesture-handler

IMPORTANT: There are additional steps required for react-native-gesture-handler on Android after running react-native link react-native-gesture-handler. Check the this guide to complete the installation.


import { createDrawerNavigator } from 'react-navigation-drawer';

export default createDrawerNavigator({
  Inbox: InboxStack
  Drafts: DraftsStack,
}, {
  initialRouteName: 'Inbox',
  contentOptions: {
    activeTintColor: '#e91e63',

Development workflow

  • Clone this repository
  • Run yarn in the root directory and in the example directory
  • Run yarn dev in the root directory
  • Run yarn start in the example directory


Documentation can be found on the React Navigation website.