Safe padding for notch based devices

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import sharingapplesSafePadding from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/@sharingapples/safe-padding';



Getting started

$ npm install react-native-safe-padding --save

Mostly automatic installation

$ react-native link react-native-safe-padding

Manual installation


  1. In XCode, in the project navigator, right click LibrariesAdd Files to [your project's name]
  2. Go to node_modulesreact-native-safe-padding and add RNSafePadding.xcodeproj
  3. In XCode, in the project navigator, select your project. Add libRNSafePadding.a to your project's Build PhasesLink Binary With Libraries
  4. Run your project (Cmd+R)<


  1. Open up android/app/src/main/java/[...]/MainActivity.java
  • Add import com.reactlibrary.RNSafePaddingPackage; to the imports at the top of the file
  • Add new RNSafePaddingPackage() to the list returned by the getPackages() method
  1. Append the following lines to android/settings.gradle:
    include ':react-native-safe-padding'
    project(':react-native-safe-padding').projectDir = new File(rootProject.projectDir, 	'../node_modules/react-native-safe-padding/android')
  2. Insert the following lines inside the dependencies block in android/app/build.gradle:
      compile project(':react-native-safe-padding')


Read it! :D

  1. In Visual Studio add the RNSafePadding.sln in node_modules/react-native-safe-padding/windows/RNSafePadding.sln folder to their solution, reference from their app.
  2. Open up your MainPage.cs app
  • Add using Safe.Padding.RNSafePadding; to the usings at the top of the file
  • Add new RNSafePaddingPackage() to the List<IReactPackage> returned by the Packages method


import RNSafePadding from 'react-native-safe-padding';

// TODO: What to do with the module?