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Image not showing in ios 14 react native

React Native
January 22nd, 2021 · 1 min read

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You react native image component not rendering images in iOS 14 then you have to change react-native node_modules or use patch packages.

Here, I don’t recommend changing your node_modules because you may forget to change when setup another machine or in deployment.

  • patch packages solution get from GitHub after hours of scrolling & researching.

In this article, I am sharing solutions to solve the image rendering issue using patch packages.

the article purpose to save hours of the developer’s

Follow Steps to use patch package of any react native version x.xx.xx

Step 1

Install patch package globally on your machine.

1npm install -g patch-package

Step 2

make patches folder on your react native project root

1├── Project
2| |
3| ├── android
4| ├── ios
5| ├── node_modules
6| ├── patches // created folder
7| ├── src
8| ├── App.js
9| ├── index.js

Step 3

create react-native+X.XX.X.patch file under patches folder.

replace X.XX.X with your react native version for me 0.61.1

1├── Project
2| |
3| ├── android
4| ├── ios
5| ├── node_modules
6| ├── patches
7| | ├── react-native+0.61.1.patch // created patch file
8| ├── src
9| ├── App.js
10| ├── index.js

Step 4

add below code on your react-native+0.61.1.patch file.


1diff --git a/node_modules/react-native/Libraries/Image/RCTUIImageViewAnimated.m b/node_modules/react-native/Libraries/Image/RCTUIImageViewAnimated.m
2index 21f1a06..2444713 100644
3--- a/node_modules/react-native/Libraries/Image/RCTUIImageViewAnimated.m
4+++ b/node_modules/react-native/Libraries/Image/RCTUIImageViewAnimated.m
5@@ -272,6 +272,9 @@ - (void)displayDidRefresh:(CADisplayLink *)displayLink
7 - (void)displayLayer:(CALayer *)layer
8 {
9+ if (!_currentFrame) {
10+ _currentFrame = self.image;
11+ }
12 if (_currentFrame) {
13 layer.contentsScale = self.animatedImageScale;
14 layer.contents = (__bridge id)_currentFrame.CGImage;
15diff --git a/node_modules/react-native/scripts/.packager.env b/node_modules/react-native/scripts/.packager.env
16new file mode 100644
17index 0000000..361f5fb
18--- /dev/null
19+++ b/node_modules/react-native/scripts/.packager.env
20@@ -0,0 +1 @@
21+export RCT_METRO_PORT=8081

Step 5

run patch-package on the root of the project using the terminal.


After completed clean & relaunch your project.

Thanks for reading…

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