How to find and use expo

#1

I’ve downloaded and installed expo. I assume it worked correctly because it my message says “expo-cli@2.16.1 added 113 packages…”

Now, how do I find expo on my computer? How do I open or start a project using Expo?

Thanks

#2

https://docs.expo.io/versions/v32.0.0/workflow/up-and-running/

#3

Thanks for the reply. I’m am following instructions for a class and it says “Now you have everything installed that you need to run the app! Open the Expo XDE app and click the Open existing project... button.” I see from the instruction page that I use expo init to start a new project, but how do I open an existing one?

#4

Download the expo app. go to your expo project directory and type expo start. Scan the QR code from your browser and run the app. You can also create a snack and open it with the expo app.

#5

Thanks. I was able to figure out how to start a new app as you described. But for the project that I am trying to open for a class I get an error message “25.0.0 is not a valid SDK version”. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Expo on my phone. But I still get the message. I’m guessing that the project that I am trying to run was created with a version that Expo no longer supports. But I’m not sure. Do you have any other thoughts about how I can fix my issue.
Thanks so much for the help!

#6

yup. Expo supports from SDK 26. upgrade your project to 26 to get it running. Updating to the latest (SDK 32) will perhaps need some code adjustment.

#7

OK. Thanks so much for taking the time to help me. Much appreciated.

#8

You’re welcome. were you able to run the project? You can follow the update instructions to SDK 26 via the link I sent you: chapter: Upgrading Your App.