A React Native Global Toast that can be called from anywhere within your project.

Why Another Toast Package?

I needed a global Toast that I can call from anywhere within my project (similarly to Alert.alert(title, message?, buttons?, options?)) and especially from Redux async actions (Redux Thunk) whereas most of the existing Toast packages require to add a Toast component inside every component you want it display a toast and set the Toast component a refto be used to interact with it. Thus, it's going to be hard to access it from a Redux Thunk action.


npm install --save react-native-gtoast


This an example Redux Thunk action that shows a Toast wether a comment is added or failed to add.

import { showToast } from 'react-native-gtoast';
import axios from 'axios';

// ...

export const addCommentAction = () => {
	return (dispatch) => {
		dispatch({ type: 'ADD_COMMENT_START' });

			(comment) => {
                dispatch({ type: 'ADD_COMMENT_SUCCESS', comment });

                showToast('Comment added!', {
                    duration: 1200
			(err) => {
                dispatch({ type: 'ADD_COMMENT_FAILURE', err });

                showToast('There was an error adding comment!', {
                    duration: 3000

Note: A <GToastContainer> must be added in your app root component. (Read more)


Toasts Container

All toasts are going to be rendered inside a <GToastContainer> component that we should explicitly add in our app root component.

Preferably, it should be wrapped inside a Fragment. It's also fine to wrap it inside the Redux <Provider> component if applicable.

You should AVOID wrapping the <GToastContainer> inside the core react-native components such as <View>, <ScrollView>, <SafeAreaView>, etc and any component that could have such style props width, height, position and so on.

import React, { Fragment } from 'react';
import { GToastContainer } from 'react-native-gtoast';
import HomeScreen from './components/Home';

export default function App() {
    return (
            <HomeScreen />
            <GToastContainer paddingBottom={30} />

<GToastContainer />

ReactNode The toasts container.


Name Type Default Description
paddingBottom number 0 The padding from the bottom.


showToast(text: string, options?: ToastOptions)

method Shows a toast.


Name Type Default Description
text (required) string - The toast message.
options ToastOptions See ToastOptions Reference The toast options.


    id?: string,
    duration?: number

Object Toast options.


Name Type Default Description
id string null The toast unique ID.
duration number 3000 The toast display duration in milliseconds.



Everytime the button will be pressed, a toast will be created and displayed.

import React from 'react';
import { View, Button } from 'react-native';
import { showToast } from 'react-native-gtoast';

export default function App() {
    const handlePress = () => {
        showToast('Awesome Global Toast!');

    return (
            <Button title={'Show my Toast'} onPress={handlePress} />

Unique Toasts

It doesn't matter how many times we press the button, it will create and display the toast once unless the toast is disappeared.

showToast('Awesome Global Toast!', {
    id: 'my-awesome-toast'


Licensed under the MIT license.