[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]
Gives applications access to information about the environment in which they are running. In the current release, the only supported property of this class is DeviceType, which is used to determine if an application is running on an actual Windows Phone device or on the device emulator on a PC.
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
Public NotInheritable Class Environment
public static class Environment
The Environment type exposes the following members.
|DeviceType||Gets the type of device on which the application is running. Use this property to determine if your application is running on an actual device or on the device emulator.|
Windows Phone OS
Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.