How to fix error TS7016: Could not find a declaration file for module ‘XYZ’. ‘file.js’ implicitly has an ‘any’ type

Peter Jausovec
2 min readJul 15, 2020
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If you’re using TypeScript you might have run into this error before. The second part of the error says:

Try `npm install @types/XYZ` if it exists or add a new declaration (.d.ts) file containing `declare module 'XYZ';