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Date Picker

DatePicker control enables the user to choose a date as a ready-to-use dialog. Every date part can be picked separately by its corresponding section of the control - for day, month and year.



Using DatePicker is as straightforward as setting year, month, and day. Alternatively, you can set the date property (accepts a Date object). If required you can also set minDate and maxDate.

<DatePicker year="1980" month="4" day="20"
            [minDate]="minDate" [maxDate]="maxDate"
import { Component } from "@angular/core";
import { DatePicker } from "tns-core-modules/ui/date-picker";

    templateUrl: "./usage.component.html"
export class DatePickerUsageComponent {
    minDate: Date = new Date(1975, 0, 29);
    maxDate: Date = new Date(2045, 4, 12);

    onDatePickerLoaded(args) {
        // const datePicker = args.object as DatePicker;

    onDateChanged(args) {
        console.log("Date New value: " + args.value);
        console.log("Date value: " + args.oldValue);

    onDayChanged(args) {
        console.log("Day New value: " + args.value);
        console.log("Day Old value: " + args.oldValue);

    onMonthChanged(args) {
        console.log("Month New value: " + args.value);
        console.log("Month Old value: " + args.oldValue);

    onYearChanged(args) {
        console.log("Year New value: " + args.value);
        console.log("Year Old value: " + args.oldValue);


.date-picker {
    background-color: olivedrab;
    border-color: burlywood;
    border-width: 2;
    border-radius: 10;
    color: whitesmoke;
    vertical-align: middle;
<DatePicker year="1980" month="4" day="20" class="date-picker"></DatePicker>

Note: On Android the native widgets android.widget.DatePicker is not allowing runtime changes to the color property. So if you want to have a different color for your day/month/year properties, you need to change it via the Android resources by providing custom styles.xml (in values-v21) where the style for android:textColorPrimary can be overwritten.


Name Type Description
date Date Gets or sets the entire date as Date object.
minDate Date Gets or sets the min date
maxDate Date Gets or sets the max date
day number Gets or sets the day. The days start from 1.
month number Gets or sets the month. The months start from 1.
year number Gets or sets the year.


Name Description
dateChange Emitted when the date property is changed.
dayChange Emitted when the day property is changed.
monthChange Emitted when the month property is changed.
yearChange Emitted when the year property is changed.

API References

Name Type
tns-core-modules/ui/date-picker Module
DatePicker Class

Native Component

Android iOS
android.widget.DatePicker UIDatePicker