PhoneApplicationPage.Orientation Property

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

Gets the current orientation.

Namespace: Microsoft.Phone.Controls
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.


Public Property Orientation As PageOrientation
public PageOrientation Orientation { get; set; }
<object Orientation="PageOrientation" .../>

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Phone.Controls..::.PageOrientation
Returns PageOrientation.


If a page wants to force itself into a specific orientation, it must change the SupportedOrientations property to the desired orientation.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


PhoneApplicationPage Class

Microsoft.Phone.Controls Namespace