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Provides access to a hardware device's accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and pedometer.

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Installation in managed Expo projects

For managed Expo projects, please follow the installation instructions in the API documentation for the latest stable release.

Installation in bare React Native projects

For bare React Native projects, you must ensure that you have installed and configured the expo package before continuing.

Add the package to your npm dependencies

npx expo install expo-sensors

Configure for iOS

Run npx pod-install after installing the npm package.

Note: to access DeviceMotion stats on iOS, the NSMotionUsageDescription key must be present in your Info.plist.

Configure for Android

No additional set up necessary for basic usage.

Note: Starting in Android 12 (API level 31), the system has a 200ms limit for each sensor updates. If you need a update interval less than 200ms, you should add <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.HIGH_SAMPLING_RATE_SENSORS"/> to AndroidManifest.xml.


Contributions are very welcome! Please refer to guidelines described in the contributing guide.

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