typescript Cannot add headers to a fetch api using react-native


I am using Fetch API from react-native and I am using typescript.
My code looks like this:

let responseLogin = await fetch('http://url_example', {
        method: 'POST',
        headers: {'Content-Type':'application/json'},
        body: requestBody

But I get the following error where the header is:

 Argument of type '{ method: string; headers: { 'Content-Type': string; }; body: string; }' is not assignable to parameter of type 'RequestInit'.
  Types of property 'headers' are incompatible.
    Type '{ 'Content-Type': string; }' is not assignable to type 'Headers | string[][]'.
      Object literal may only specify known properties, and ''Content-Type'' does not exist in type 'Headers | string[][]'.

I have also tried to create a custom header but without any luck:

    let requestHeaders = new Headers();
        requestHeaders.set('Content-Type', 'application/json');
        // I have also tried adding this at the end but no luck 
        // requestHeaders.get('Content-Type');

How could I add a header to this? Because I cannot find any way to make this happen and I don’t know what is the problem. If I test these in postman, I get a 200 response, here I get a 401 response.
I have also tried this library just to add custom headers: https://www.npmjs.com/package/fetch-headers

I use:
Visual studio code 1.81.1
“react-native”: “0.50.0”,
“typescript”: “2.6.1”


does it require any credentials to be send ?
have you tried using headers: { Accept: 'application/json', 'Content-Type': 'application/json', } in the fetch api
you may need to add credentials: 'include' in the fetch request if you are sending credentials
@Niladri I am sending a username and a password. Yes I have tried with your second suggestion and it said the same thing. I have not tried with credentials, I will trie and come back with an answer.
– P.Lorand
2 hours ago
@Niladri I have tried with credentials: ‘include’, it is still not working.
– P.Lorand
1 hour ago



What TypeScript libraries are you including with your build? It looks like your definition for the headers property is wrong. In TypeScript 2.6.2, the headers property is of type HeadersInit, which is defined as:
type HeadersInit = Headers | string[][] | { [key: string]: string };


I have tried to add the headers like this: headers: [[‘Content-Type’] , [‘application/json’]]. Still it returns a status of 401.
– P.Lorand
30 mins ago
I have also tried this library: npmjs.com/package/fetch-headers
– P.Lorand
30 mins ago