How to access the file system in react native?

I’m developing a file storage app that needs to read the contents of the sd-storage and internal phone storage.
I’ve checked out react-native-fs and react-native-fetch-blob but both of these apps only allow me to access my app’s storage.
How can I read the other files present on the phone?


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Method 1

I believe react-native-fs does support external storage in Android.

From the documentation:

ExternalDirectoryPath (String) The absolute path to the external files, shared directory (android only)

ExternalStorageDirectoryPath (String) The absolute path to the external storage, shared directory (android only)

Method 2

it does access the external storage you just need to ask for permission for external storage

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