Display Picture via Base64 obtained from ImagePicker.launchCameraAsync


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Hi,

I have a small problem, and I don’t know if it’s a bug in Expo or if I’m doing anything wrong.
The problem is as follows:
I have an app that takes pictures and sends their base64-data via Firebase Realtime Database to a desktop app for editing purposes. On the app itself, you can still see these images and edit them too. I’m displaying the images by passing the base64-string to their source property, so I can always see the last edited version of the image.
BUT, this is where the problem is, on iOS-devices, I can see the images in my list after taking them with the camera without a problem. However, on Android, I see a blank image. On the desktop-app, I also see all the images without a problem. There is also an option to select images from the image-library, I also display these by passing the base64-string to the source property and they display on all devices without a problem.
Images that I edited on the desktop-app and that came from the Android-camera, display normally on the Android device after editing.

Does anyone know why I can’t seem to display an image by it’s base64-string taken from an android device camera via the Expo ImagePicker?

Thanks in advance.


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