Magic for React Native

Magic for React Native

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Reference for the Magic SDK for React Native:


The Magic React Native JavaScript SDK is distributed from the same NPM package as our Magic SDK for Web! This is your entry-point to secure, passwordless authentication for your iOS or Android-based React Native app. This guide will cover some important topics for getting started with client-side APIs and to make the most of Magic's features.

APIs from Magic SDK for Web are also available in the React Native bundle.

Magic can support either server-based or serverless web applications. It is up to the developers to implement the Admin SDK to validate the DID Token.


  • As of magic-sdk v2.0.0: React Native bindings are published as a separate NPM package.
  • As of @magic-sdk/react-native v2.0.0: the sub-dependencyreact-native-webview is removed from the package dependencies and required as a peer dependency to avoid IOS WebView module collision. Read more.


npm install --save @magic-sdk/react-native

# Ensure the required `peerDependencies` are installed
npm install --save react-native-webview@^8.0.0


yarn add @magic-sdk/react-native

# Ensure the required `peerDependencies` are installed
yarn add react-native-webview@^8.0.0

#Create an SDK Instance

Examples for the Magic Client SDK for React Native uses the ES Module/TypeScript pattern by default.

#ES Modules/TypeScript

import { Magic } from '@magic-sdk/react-native';

const m = new Magic('API_KEY'); // ✨


const { Magic } = require('@magic-sdk/react-native');

const m = new Magic('API_KEY'); // ✨

#Rendering Magic

To facilitate events between the Magic <iframe> context and your React Native application, a React component is exposed on your Magic instance: <Relayer>.


<Relayer> must be rendered into your application before Magic methods will resolve.

function App() {
  return (
      {/* Remember to render the `Relayer` component into your app! */}
      <m.Relayer />

#Usage With Ethereum/Web3

As with our web SDK, the React Native SDK can be used with Ethereum via Web3 or Ethers JS.

There's one "gotcha" to be aware of: @magic-sdk/react-native must be imported before web3 (this restriction does not apply to ethers). For example:

// 🚫 Bad!
import Web3 from 'web3';
import { Magic } from '@magic-sdk/react-native';

// ✅ Good!
import { Magic } from '@magic-sdk/react-native';
import Web3 from 'web3';

#Set up web3.js

If you encounter this error: "Crypto" could not be found within the project

npm install --save node-libs-browser

Then, create a file called metro.config.js at the root of the project:

module.exports = {
  resolver: {
    extraNodeModules: require('node-libs-browser'),

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