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This page is about preventing a segment of your users from using Shake.


Let's start with two use cases.

Maybe some of your users have opted in for beta access, others haven't. Or, maybe you're building a new Airbnb and want hosts to be able to report bugs back to you, but don't want to show Shake to the guests.

You could simply never call the Shake.start() method for guest users, but what if a user switches from host to guest mode?

How to use

Call the Shake.setEnabled(false) method wherever you find it appropriate in your app. Shake will be disabled immediately, which means:

  1. Shake can't be invoked any more
  2. Shake stops tracking all data

So let's suppose you want to allow hosts to use Shake, but not the guests. You would do this:

import Shake from '@shakebugs/react-native-shake';
const loggedInSuccessfully = (user) => {
if (user.type === 'GUEST') {

Enable Shake again

If, for some reason, you want to enable Shake again, you can do it easily by calling Shake.setEnabled(true).