Font trouble with expo 16

After following the instructions for upgrading to Expo 16, I was eventually able to get everything working, including FlatList.

However when I tried to use react-native-elements tags (which worked fine before), I got the following error: “fontFamily 'Material Icons” is not a system font and has not been loaded through Exponent.Font.loadAsync"

same error when trying to use the tag from react-native-vector-icons, except about ‘Font Awesome’.

Any ideas? Thanks!

fixed this by explicitly loading the fonts according to instructions here:

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I am new to Expo/React Native. Do I need to load font at top level/main component or at component which will be using that particular font. ?


you need to use babel-preset-expo

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