Ionic 4 | Pull to Refresh functionality in Ionic 4.x Application

As seen in many Android native applications like chrome browser we usually have a user-friendly feature pull to refresh. A user just pulls or simply drag page down to some limit then, the current view is automatically got a refresh. Pull to refresh feature eliminates any need to tap or click somewhere.

Ionic provides the same component to add Pull Down feature in a hybrid environment. In this post, we will implement Pull Refresher in Ionic 4 application.

So let’s get started!

Create Ionic 4 Application

Make sure Ionic CLI is installed

Create a new application


In add ion-refresher component


In, we will handle Pull event

Here we implemented pull to refresh in Ionic 4 application, this component emits event which we can you to refresh the current view, this feature really adds a good usability to users.

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Nicolas Papp

Like a charm!!! Thanks so much!!

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Víctor Valenzuela

I implement this code and works but the refresher content is entire black