• What is deep linking?

Deeplinking permits you to register a custom URL Scheme in your phone so that when calling a url as myapp://mypath?param=value the phone will open the app with the mypath?param=value. In React Native, you can use the Linking Module that handle the external links in your app. When calling a deeplink in your app, a 'url' event will be dispatch with the url associated.

How to implement?



If you have Facebook SDK installed, a "application" function will already be implemented in your AppDelegate.m You will need to refactor the two methods as is:

- (BOOL)application:(UIApplication *)application
            openURL:(NSURL *)url
            options:(NSDictionary<UIApplicationOpenURLOptionsKey,id> *)options {

  if([[FBSDKApplicationDelegate sharedInstance] application:application
    return YES;
  else if([RCTLinkingManager application:application openURL:url options:options]){
    return YES;

  return NO;


If you already have an intent-filter in your MainApplication, had a different one just beside

  <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />
  <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
  <action android:name="android.intent.action.VIEW" />
  <category android:name="android.intent.category.DEFAULT" />
  <category android:name="android.intent.category.BROWSABLE" />
  <data android:scheme="myapp" android:host="myapp" />

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