Have you seen the following alert?
Sorry, we need media library permissions to make this work!
Well.. me too! 🙂 And I’ve seen this error despite the fact that I’ve had both the
"MEDIA_LIBRARY" permissions added to my
Luckily, I started to dig through the expo GitHub issues, and found an issue by folks facing the same problem.
The solution is to add the “READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE” and the “WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE” to the permissions array, despite the docs listing them as ones that are added by default.