How to Change the App Name in React-Native

How to change the app name in react-native(in android and IOS)

In Android:

To change the app name in react native first go to your project folder and open this path in VScode,
Now you can easily change the app name in the string tag.
For example:
<string name="app_name">YOUR_APP_NAME</string>

After changing the app name, uninstall the previous app from your device and run these commands:
$ cd android
$ ./gradlew clean
$ cd ..
$ react-native run-android

For IOS:

Open info.plist, change the value after the key to your app name. Eg.
<string>My New App Name</string>

Now uninstall the previous app from your device. Run
$ npm install
$ pod install

Now simply, you can install the new app on your device.
Or you can also change the app name from Xcode.
Go to Xcode, open your project in Xcode, and find the targets tab. Select your project and change the hostname with your app name.

How to change the app name in react-native(in android and IOS)


In conclusion, changing the app name in React Native for both Android and iOS platforms may seem like a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it becomes a straightforward process. By following the steps outlined in this blog, you can easily customize your app’s name to better suit your branding or project requirements.

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