React Native upload image using Expo gives errors randomly on iOS


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Hi! I am uploading an image to a server, imageUri is taken via expo’s ImagePicker, here is the code:

  const formData = new FormData()
  formData.append('picture', { uri: imageUri, name: filename, type })
  await fetch(uploadProfileImageURL, {
    method: 'POST',
    body: formData,
    header: {
       Accept: 'application/json',
      'Content-Type': 'multipart/form-data'
    }
  })

On android it works like a charm, but on iOS devices its random, 50% of time it works, and the rest time it gives iOS network error:

“Error processing request body: Error
Domain=ABI25_0_RCTErrorDomainCode=0 “Invalid request Token.”
UserInfo={NSLocalizedDescription=Invalid request token.}”

  • URL where I am uploading is HTTPS
  • Tried promises instead of async/await but no luck If I try to upload
    to a different server, problem is the same, so its not a server side
    problem
  • I tried using axios/XHR but still same error. The only time error
    goes, is when I do not append image. If I append string key/values
    then it works, but if I append image it randomly does not work. I
    have tested on 3 different iOS devices, have same problem. Using
    latest expo sdk.
  • If I use try/catch or .catch (when using promises) the error is not
    being caught
  • On iOS simulator it works 100% of the time

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