Version: 5.x


The useTheme hook let's us access the currently active theme. You can use it in your own components to have them respond to changes in the theme.

import * as React from 'react';
import { TouchableOpacity, Text } from 'react-native';
import { useTheme } from '@react-navigation/native';
// Black background and white text in light theme, inverted on dark theme
function MyButton() {
const { colors } = useTheme();
return (
<TouchableOpacity style={{ backgroundColor: colors.card }}>
<Text style={{ color: colors.text }}>Button!</Text>

See theming guide for more details and usage guide around how to configure themes.

Using with class component

You can wrap your class component in a function component to use the hook:

class MyButton extends React.Component {
render() {
// Get it from props
const { theme } = this.props;
// Wrap and export
export default function(props) {
const theme = useTheme();
return <MyButton {...props} theme={theme} />;