Expo Go on Android "Something went wrong"


myApp is built in the masOS Monterey V 12.6.3 os and I’m using VSCode.
I was able to run my dev tests in ios and web simulators, and the Expo go android app simulator loaded on my android phone, all from the terminal command npx expo start. Suddenly my Expo Go android stopped working, so I found that I can run expo start --tunnel as a work around to get Expo Go and ios simulators running but now this does not work with web.

Does anyone know what has happed with the npx expo start terminal command effecting the Expo Go app for android?


  "name": "myApp",
  "version": "1.0.0",
  "main": "node_modules/expo/AppEntry.js",
  "scripts": {
    "start": "expo start",
    "android": "expo start --android",
    "ios": "expo start --ios",
    "web": "expo start --web"
  "dependencies": {
    "@expo/webpack-config": "^0.17.0",
    "@react-native-async-storage/async-storage": "~1.17.3",
    "@react-native-community/checkbox": "^0.5.14",
    "@react-navigation/native": "^6.0.13",
    "@react-navigation/native-stack": "^6.9.0",
    "expo": "^46.0.14",
    "expo-application": "^4.2.2",
    "expo-auth-session": "~3.7.4",
    "expo-camera": "~12.5.0",
    "expo-image-manipulator": "~10.4.0",
    "expo-image-picker": "~13.3.1",
    "expo-linear-gradient": "~11.4.0",
    "expo-random": "~12.3.0",
    "expo-status-bar": "~1.4.0",
    "expo-updates": "~0.14.7",
    "expo-web-browser": "~11.0.0",
    "firebase": "^9.10.0",
    "nativewind": "^2.0.11",
    "react": "18.0.0",
    "react-dom": "18.0.0",
    "react-native": "0.69.6",
    "react-native-deck-swiper": "^2.0.12",
    "react-native-dotenv": "^3.4.7",
    "react-native-safe-area-context": "4.3.1",
    "react-native-screens": "~3.15.0",
    "react-native-web": "~0.18.7",
    "yarn": "^1.22.19"
  "devDependencies": {
    "@babel/core": "^7.12.9",
    "tailwindcss": "^3.2.1"
  "private": true,
  "packageManager": "yarn@1.22.1"

What platform(s) does this occur on?



expo-env-info 1.0.5 environment info:
OS: macOS 12.6.3
Shell: 5.8.1 - /bin/zsh
Node: 16.17.0 - ~/.nvm/versions/node/v16.17.0/bin/node
Yarn: 1.22.19 - ~/Documents/Derek/WebProjects/React_Native/iluvluv/node_modules/.bin/yarn
npm: 9.4.2 - ~/.nvm/versions/node/v16.17.0/bin/npm
Platforms: DriverKit 22.2, iOS 16.2, macOS 13.1, tvOS 16.1, watchOS 9.1
Xcode: 14.2/14C18 - /usr/bin/xcodebuild
@expo/webpack-config: ^0.17.0 => 0.17.4
expo: ^46.0.14 => 46.0.20
react: 18.0.0 => 18.0.0
react-dom: 18.0.0 => 18.0.0
react-native: 0.69.6 => 0.69.6
react-native-web: ~0.18.7 => 0.18.10
eas-cli: 2.3.0
expo-cli: 6.3.0
Expo Workflow: managed

Minimal reproducible example

npx expo start in VSCode terminal causes this error in Expo Go Android App but not ios simulator or web.

If you are using a physical device, both the expo go and your phone must be on the same wifi network else the error. if problem persists, check your code especially in the css styling.

Thanks for your two suggestions but that’s definitely not the case for my project in either of the two possible cases you described…
…But the Good news is that I just tried it and it decided to work. Nothing really significant changed on my end so most likely the Expo team made an update that took care of my issue.