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

Property Value

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


Exception Condition

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.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


SystemTray Class

Microsoft.Phone.Shell Namespace

Other Resources

Dependency Properties Overview

Attached Properties Overview