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SystemTray.IsVisible Property

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets or sets the visibility of the system tray on the current application page.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public static bool IsVisible { get; set; }
<object IsVisible="bool" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the system tray is visible; otherwise, false.


There is no active PhoneApplicationPage object.

This property cannot be accessed using XAML syntax. It can be accessed only when there is a page loaded.

The system tray is also referred to as the status bar.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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