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This article will help you to the background image in react native, here you will get examples of ImageBackground react-native component, an example of overlay in react native, add Text upper then image in react native.

Let’s start today article ImageBackground In React Native


Well, if you come from web development there we get the style background-image attribute to full fill our requirement but in react native background-image style is not available. I.e React Native provide <ImageBackground> component.

ImageBackground usages

We are going to see an example of ImageBackground of React Native, on below example you will get answers to the following questions

How to add background image in react native How to add an overlay on the background image in react native How to add content on the background image in react native


import React from "react";
import { ImageBackground, StyleSheet, Text, View } from "react-native";

const image = { uri: "https://reactjs.org/logo-og.png" };

const ImageBackgroundComponent = () => (
  <View style={styles.container}>
    <ImageBackground source={image} resizeMode="cover" style={styles.image}>
      <Text style={styles.text}>Infinitbility</Text>

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1
  image: {
  flex: 1,
    justifyContent: "start",
  text: {
    flex: 1,
    color: "white",
    fontSize: 42,
    lineHeight: 84,
    fontWeight: "bold",
    textAlign: "center",
    backgroundColor: "#000000c0"

export default ImageBackgroundComponent;

ImageBackground Image styles example

React Native provides imageStyle attribute to manage image styling of background image or provide the style attribute to manage the style of view.

When you want style images like border, borderRadius, resizeMode, image height and width, opacity, and tint color.

For example visit the below link. Here explain every attribute one by one.


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