React Native Material Tabs

Material Design implementation of Tabs.

Getting Started

Step 1

Install the dependency

npm i --save react-native-material-tabs

Or if you use yarn

yarn add react-native-material-tabs

Step 2

Start using the component

import MaterialTabs from 'react-native-material-tabs';

  items={['One', 'Two', 'Three']}
  onChange={index => this.setState({ selectedTab: index })}

Available Props

prop default type description
barColor #13897b string Color of the tab bar
indicatorColor #fff string Color of the indicator
activeTextColor #fff string Color of the text for the selected tab
inactiveTextColor rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.7) string Color of the text for inactive tabs
items none array(string) The headers for the individual tabs
selectedIndex 0 number The index of currrent tab selected. Indexes are mapped to the items prop
scrollable false boolean Option between having fixed tabs or scrollable tabs
textStyle null object(style) Text style for tab titles
onChange none Function Handler that's emitted every time the user presses a tab. You can use this to change the selected index
allowFontScaling true boolean Specifies whether fonts should scale to respect Text Size accessibility settings


Alt Text

 * Sample React Native App
 * @flow

import React, { Component } from 'react';
import { AppRegistry, StyleSheet, Text, SafeAreaView } from 'react-native';
import MaterialTabs from 'react-native-material-tabs';

export default class Example extends Component {
  state = {
    selectedTab: 0,

  setTab(tab) {
    this.setState({ selectedTab: tab });

  render() {
    return (
      <SafeAreaView style={styles.container}>
          items={['One', 'Two', 'Three', 'Four', 'Five']}
          textStyle={{ fontFamily: 'Papyrus' }}

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,

AppRegistry.registerComponent('Example', () => Example);