Version: 5.x


Provides a way for your app to transition between screens where each new screen is placed on top of a stack.

This navigator uses the native APIs UINavigationController on iOS and Fragment on Android so that navigation built with createNativeStackNavigator will behave exactly the same and have the same performance characteristics as apps built natively on top of those APIs.

The tradeoff is that createNativeStackNavigator isn't quite as customizable, so sometimes you may want to use createStackNavigator instead in order to achieve the exact appearance or behaviour that you desire for your app.

This navigator does not currently support web. Use createStackNavigator for the web navigation in your app instead.

To use this navigator, ensure that you have @react-navigation/native and its dependencies (follow this guide).

API Definition

💡 If you encounter any bugs while using createNativeStackNavigator, please open isues on react-native-screens rather than the react-navigation repository!

To use this navigator, import enableScreens from react-native-screens and invoke it, and import createNativeStackNavigator from react-native-screens/native-stack:

import { enableScreens } from 'react-native-screens';
import { createNativeStackNavigator } from 'react-native-screens/native-stack';
const Stack = createNativeStackNavigator();
function MyStack() {
return (
<Stack.Screen name="Home" component={Home} />
<Stack.Screen name="Notifications" component={Notifications} />
<Stack.Screen name="Profile" component={Profile} />
<Stack.Screen name="Settings" component={Settings} />

For the full, up-to-date API reference, please refer to the README for react-native-screens/native-stack.