A visual guide to Flutter’s SafeArea widget

2 min readFeb 7, 2019

This is a repost of an answer I wrote on StackOverflow.

SafeArea is basically a glorified Padding widget. If you wrap another widget with SafeArea, it adds any necessary padding needed to keep your widget from being blocked by the system status bar, notches, holes, rounded corners and other "creative" features by manufactures.