SystemTray Constructor

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

Creates a new instance of the SystemTray class.

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


Public Sub New
public SystemTray()


You should not create instances of the SystemTray using the constructor. Instead, you should access it by setting the IsVisible attached property of a PhoneApplicationPage either in XAML or in C#.

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