This is a common question.
You can’t change the Android Manifest file with Expo since the binary is already built but that option is already set in Expo. (source code: https://github.com/expo/expo/blob/0b4b044170b90b71074c7e0f52c4f41da020d8db/exponent-view-template/android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml )
If you really want to edit it, you’d have to eject and mess with the native code yourself.
Mostly people want the “adjustResize” option set because they want to make it easier to deal with keyboards affecting views.
In the words of @notbrent:
Unfortunately there is some misinformation being spread around the react native community and i’m not quite sure where it comes from
There isn’t really a magic bullet where you can toggle some config and your views respond to keyboard gracefully
Anyway, just posting here since this is a common question.