React Native follows a monthly release train. Every month, a new branch created off master enters the Release Candidate phase, and the previous Release Candidate branch is released and considered stable.
If you have an existing project that uses React Native, read the release notes to learn about new features and fixes. You can follow our guide to upgrade your app to the latest version.
This is the version that is configured automatically when you create a new project using
To see what changes are coming and provide better feedback to React Native contributors, use the latest release candidate when possible. By the time a release candidate is released, the changes it contains will have been shipped in production Facebook apps for over two weeks.
You can find past versions of React Native on GitHub. The release notes can be useful if you would like to learn when a specific feature or fix was released.
You can also view the docs for a particular version of React Native by clicking on the Docs link next to the release in this page. You can come back to this page and switch the version of the docs you're reading at any time by clicking on the version number at the top of the page.