SystemInformation Class

Definition

This class provides info about the app and the system.

public static class SystemInformation
type SystemInformation = class
Public Class SystemInformation
Inheritance
SystemInformation

Properties

ApplicationName

Gets the application's name.

ApplicationVersion

Gets the application's version.

AppUptime

Gets the length of time this instance of the app has been running. Will be MinValue if TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs) has not been called yet.

AvailableMemory

Gets the available memory.

Culture

Gets the user's most preferred culture.

DeviceFamily

Gets the device's family.

Common values include:

  • "Windows.Desktop"
  • "Windows.Mobile"
  • "Windows.Xbox"
  • "Windows.Holographic"
  • "Windows.Team"
  • "Windows.IoT"

Prepare your code for other values.

DeviceManufacturer

Gets the device's manufacturer. Will be empty if the manufacturer couldn't be determined (For example: when running in a virtual machine).

DeviceModel

Gets the device's model. Will be empty if the model couldn't be determined (For example: when running in a virtual machine).

FirstUseTime

Gets the DateTime (in UTC) when the app was launched for the first time.

FirstVersionInstalled

Gets the first version of the app that was installed. This will be the current version if a previous verison of the app was installed before accessing this property.

IsAppUpdated

Gets a value indicating whether the app is being used for the first time since being upgraded from an older version. Use this to tell if you should display details about what has changed.

IsFirstRun

Gets a value indicating whether the app is being used for the first time since it was installed. Use this to tell if you should do or display something different for the app's first use.

LastLaunchTime

Gets the DateTime (in UTC) when the app was last launched, not including this instance. Will be MinValue if TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs) has not been called yet.

LastResetTime

Gets the DateTime (in UTC) when the launch count was last reset. Will be MinValue if TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs) has not been called yet.

LaunchCount

Gets the number of times the app has been launched. Will be 0 if TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs) has not been called yet.

LaunchTime

Gets the DateTime (in UTC) that this instance of the app was launched. Will be MinValue if TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs) has not been called yet.

OperatingSystem

Gets the operating system's name.

OperatingSystemArchitecture

Gets the processor architecture.

OperatingSystemVersion

Gets the operating system's version.

TotalLaunchCount

Gets the number of times the app has been launched. Will be 0 if TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs) has not been called yet.

Methods

AddToAppUptime(TimeSpan)

Adds to the record of how long the app has been running. Use this to optionally include time spent in background tasks or extended execution.

LaunchStoreForReviewAsync()

Launches the store app so the user can leave a review.

ResetLaunchCount()

Resets the launch count.

TrackAppUse(LaunchActivatedEventArgs)

Tracks information about the app's launch.

Applies to