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React Native image picker launchimagelibrary doesn’t open image gallery when click second time in iOS.

The below Solution only work for those users who calling launchimagelibrary function from the modal

Issue criteria

launchimagelibrary working first time only

Solution

Call launchimagelibrary function after close modal + 1 second delay.

delay example

delay = (ms) => new Promise((res) => setTimeout(res, ms));

launchimagelibrary example


async selectUmage () {
    await this.setState({Modal : false});

    const options = {
        mediaType: 'photo',
        includeBase64: true,
        maxHeight: 10000,
        maxWidth: 10000,
    };

    ImagePicker.launchImageLibrary(options,
        (response) => {
            
            // response handle code goes here
        },
    )    

}

Launch launchimagelibrary with delay example


delay = (ms) => new Promise((res) => setTimeout(res, ms));

async selectUmage () {
    await this.setState({Modal : false});

    if(Platform.OS == 'ios'){
        await this.delay(1000);
    }

    const options = {
        mediaType: 'photo',
        includeBase64: true,
        maxHeight: 10000,
        maxWidth: 10000,
    };

    ImagePicker.launchImageLibrary(options,
        (response) => {
            
            // response handle code goes here
        },
    )    

}

Thanks for reading…

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