A component to display action items in a bar. It can be placed at the top or bottom. The top bar usually contains the screen title, controls such as navigation buttons, menu button etc. The bottom bar usually provides access to a drawer and up to four actions.

By default Appbar uses primary color as a background, in dark theme with adaptive mode it will use surface colour instead. See Dark Theme for more informations


import * as React from 'react';
import { Appbar } from 'react-native-paper';
import { StyleSheet } from 'react-native';

export default class MyComponent extends React.Component {
  render() {
    return (
      <Appbar style={styles.bottom}>
        <Appbar.Action icon="archive" onPress={() => console.log('Pressed archive')} />
        <Appbar.Action icon="mail" onPress={() => console.log('Pressed mail')} />
        <Appbar.Action icon="label" onPress={() => console.log('Pressed label')} />
        <Appbar.Action icon="delete" onPress={() => console.log('Pressed delete')} />

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  bottom: {
    position: 'absolute',
    left: 0,
    right: 0,
    bottom: 0,


Type: boolean

Whether the background color is a dark color. A dark appbar will render light text and vice-versa.

children (required)
Type: React.ReactNode

Content of the Appbar.

Type: Theme
Type: StyleProp<ViewStyle>

Static properties

These properties can be accessed on Appbar by using the dot notation, e.g. Appbar.Content.