There is a requirement to upgrade Android apps (hosted on Google Play Store) to target Android 13. This post covers steps to upgrade to the React Native 0.72+ version.
npx react-native upgrade command to make code updates to the latest version.
Use Upgrade helper to manually change the code. It shows the differences between boilerplates for the selected versions (e.g.,
Fill out the package name (e.g.,
com.someapp). App name can stay empty, ignore it (
rndiffapp) in the code changes.
Enable it on the Google Play Console app page by selecting Policy and programs → App content option. Add it as a permission in the
Here is the link to the boilerplate I use for the development. It supports the latest Android version.