If Firestore Timestamps are not being recognized as such in the console, it's likely that the Timestamp objects are being stringified when logged to the console. By default, when you log an object to the console, it will be converted to a string representation, and the original data type, such as Firestore Timestamp, may not be obvious.
To properly see and work with Firestore Timestamp objects in the console, you can use the
In the example above, we're fetching data from Firestore and assuming that one of the fields is a Firestore Timestamp named
timestampField. By calling
Keep in mind that this is only for console logging purposes. When working with Firestore Timestamps programmatically, you can directly use them as they are, and they will be handled correctly by Firebase and Firestore operations. The
.toDate() conversion is primarily for visual representation in the console.