Based on, the most significant advantage of this package among all others is that you can have multiple autocomplete's on your page after following instructions below. Works on Android and IOS.




Install the package
npm i react-native-dropdown-autocomplete
Wrap the page you want to have autocomplete on with withKeyboardAwareScrollView:
import React, {Component} from "react";
import {StyleSheet, View, SafeAreaView} from "react-native";
import {Ionicons} from "@expo/vector-icons";
import shortid from "shortid";
import {Autocomplete, withKeyboardAwareScrollView} from "react-native-dropdown-autocomplete";

class HomeScreen extends Component {
  handleSelectItem(item, index) {
    const {onDropdownClose} = this.props;

  render() {
    const autocompletes = [...Array(10).keys()];

    const apiUrl = "";

    const {scrollToInput, onDropdownClose, onDropdownShow} = this.props;

    return (
      <View style={styles.autocompletesContainer}>
          { => (
              scrollToInput={ev => scrollToInput(ev)}
              handleSelectItem={(item, id) => this.handleSelectItem(item, id)}
              onDropdownClose={() => onDropdownClose()}
              onDropdownShow={() => onDropdownShow()}
              renderIcon={() => (
                <Ionicons name="ios-add-circle-outline" size={20} color="#c7c6c1" style={} />
              valueExtractor={item =>}
              rightTextExtractor={item =>}
const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  autocompletesContainer: {
    paddingTop: 0,
    zIndex: 1,
    width: "100%",
    paddingHorizontal: 8,
  input: {maxHeight: 40},
  inputContainer: {
    display: "flex",
    flexShrink: 0,
    flexGrow: 0,
    flexDirection: "row",
    flexWrap: "wrap",
    alignItems: "center",
    borderBottomWidth: 1,
    borderColor: "#c7c6c1",
    paddingVertical: 13,
    paddingLeft: 12,
    paddingRight: "5%",
    width: "100%",
    justifyContent: "flex-start",
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    backgroundColor: "#ffffff",
  plus: {
    position: "absolute",
    left: 15,
    top: 10,

export default withKeyboardAwareScrollView(HomeScreen);

Usage without data-driven content

You can also pass fixed array of items to the Autocomplete

const data = [
  "Hash Browns",

Change valueExtractor and pass the data to Autocomplete without fetchDataUrl

<Autocomplete data={data} valueExtractor={item => item} />


name description type default
autoCorrect Disable auto-correct Boolean true
highlightText Highlight search results Boolean true
rightContent Render additional text to the right of the item Boolean false
resetOnSelect Reset the input after choosing an item Boolean false
minimumCharactersCount Perform API request after certain number of characters entered Number 2
waitInterval Timeout between user finished typing and new data fetch Number 400
placeholder Autocomplete input placeholder text String Add Item
placeholderColor Input placeholder color String #acada9
spinnerSize Size of activity indicator String small
spinnerColor Activity indicator color String #129a8d
listHeader Text at the beginning of suggestions String -
fetchDataUrl Data source url String -
noDataText Text to display when no results String No Results
inputContainerStyle Styles for autocomplete container Object -
inputStyle Styles for autocomplete input Object -
spinnerStyle Styles for activity indicator Object -
noDataTextStyle Styles for empty results text Object -
separatorStyle Styles for item dividers Object -
listFooterStyle Styles for list footer Object -
listHeaderStyle Styles for list header Object -
rightContentStyle Styles for right content Object -
rightContentItemStyle Styles for right content text Object -
listHeaderTextStyle Styles for list header text Object -
overlayStyle Styles for overlay view Object -
pickerStyle Styles for item picker view Object -
containerStyle Styles for dropdown container view Object -
scrollToInput Focus on selected field Function -
handleSelectItem Selection callback (agrs: item, index) Function -
onDropdownShow Show keyboard Function -
onDropdownClose Hide keyboard Function -
renderIcon Render icon near input Function -
valueExtractor Extract value from item (args: item, index) Function ({ value }) => value
rightTextExtractor Extract value from item (args: item, index) Function ({ value }) => value