How to avoid keyboard pushing layout up on Android react-native

I’m facing this issue for a few months and I still can’t solve it.
I have a text input at the bottom of the view that is supposed to rise up with the soft keyboard once tapped.
Instead, the whole layout is pushed up and you can’t see the upper part of it.

I tried many different keyboard spacer libraries but they all just push the TextInput even higher..

Screenshots:
Without keyboard
With keyboard

Here is my main View:

<View
    style={{
      flex: 1,
      alignItems: 'stretch',
      justifyContent: 'space-between',
      overflow: 'hidden',
      backgroundColor: Colors.darkBlue
    }}
  >
    {/* Header */}
    <View
      style={{
        flexDirection: 'row',
        alignItems: 'stretch',
        height: 300
      }}>
      {/* Question bubble */}
      { (this.state.question && this.state.question !== '') ? (
          <TouchableOpacity
            style={{
                flex: 1,
                flexDirection: 'row',
                backgroundColor: 'transparent',
                alignItems: 'stretch',
                paddingRight: QUESTION_SPEAKER_RADIUS
              }}
          >
            <View
              style={{
                  flex: 1,
                  alignSelf: 'stretch',
                  alignItems: 'center',
                  justifyContent: 'center',
                  backgroundColor: 'white',
                }}
            >
              <Text>
                {this.state.question}
              </Text>
            </View>
          </TouchableOpacity>
        ) : null
      }
    </View>
    <KeyboardInput
      style={{}}
      onClose={() => this.setState({ displayMode: DISPLAY_MODES.homeEmpty })}
      onConfirm={(text) => this.onConfirmText(text) }
    />
  </View>

Here is KeyboardInput:

<View
      style={{
        alignSelf: 'stretch',
        flexDirection: 'row',
        alignItems: 'center',
        justifyContent: 'flex-end',
        backgroundColor: Colors.pink,
        borderColor: Colors.lime,
        borderTopWidth: 4,
        padding: 6,
      }}>
      <View
        style={{
          flex: 1,
          borderRadius: 6,
          padding: 0,
          backgroundColor: Colors.white,
          alignItems: 'stretch',
        }}
      >
        <TextInput
          placeholder={Strings.child_keyboard_placeholder}
          value={this.state.messageTextInput}
          onChangeText={(text) => this.setState({messageTextInput: text})}
          style={{
            height: 50,
            marginLeft: 10,
            marginRight: CONFIRM_BUTTON_SIZE / 2
          }}
          underlineColorAndroid='transparent'
          numberOfLines={2}
          maxLength={70}
          autoCorrect={false}
          returnKeyType='next'
        />
      </View>
    </View>

Using RN 0.35 on Android.

Answer

The problem here is that you have in your AndroidManifest.xml:

windowSoftInputMode="adjustResize";

Change it to:

windowSoftInputMode="adjustPan"

Note: after this change you’ll need run ./gradlew clean in android folder and react-native run-android in your project directory

Attribution
Source : Link , Question Author : Alex Pavtoulov , Answer Author : Stuart Gough

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