ShellToast.Show Method

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

Displays the toast message.

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


Public Sub Show
public void Show()


While the ShellToast..::.Show method can be called from any application, a toast will not be displayed if the current foreground application is the caller of the ShellToast..::.Show method. This means that this should primarily be used by a background agent.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


ShellToast Class

Microsoft.Phone.Shell Namespace