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SystemTray.SetBackgroundColor Method

Sets the value of the BackgroundColor attached property for a specified phone application page.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

public static void SetBackgroundColor(
	DependencyObject element,
	Color color
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The page for which to set the BackgroundColor attached property.
color
Type: System.Windows.Media.Color
The background color to set for the system tray.

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

The following code example shows how to use the SystemTray class in conjunction with the ProgressIndicator class.

using Microsoft.Phone.Shell;

namespace SystemTrayTest
{
    public partial class MainPage : PhoneApplicationPage
    {
        ProgressIndicator prog;

        public MainPage()
        {
            InitializeComponent();

            SystemTray.SetIsVisible(this, true);
            SystemTray.SetOpacity(this, 0.5);
            SystemTray.SetBackgroundColor(this, Colors.Purple);
            SystemTray.SetForegroundColor(this, Colors.Yellow);

            prog = new ProgressIndicator();
            prog.IsVisible = true;
            prog.IsIndeterminate = true;
            prog.Text = "Click me...";

            SystemTray.SetProgressIndicator(this, prog);
        }
    }
}

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

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