ProgressIndicator.Text Property

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

Gets or sets the text of the progress indicator on 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 Property Text As String
public string Text { get; set; }
<object Text="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System..::.String
The text of the progress indicator on the system tray.


The system tray is also referred to as the status bar.


The following code example shows how to use the ProgressIndicator class.

using Microsoft.Phone.Shell;

namespace SystemTrayTest
    public partial class MainPage : PhoneApplicationPage
        ProgressIndicator prog;

        public MainPage()

            SystemTray.SetIsVisible(this, true);
            SystemTray.SetOpacity(this, 0);

            prog = new ProgressIndicator();
            prog.IsVisible = true;
            prog.IsIndeterminate = true;
            prog.Text = "Click me...";

            SystemTray.SetProgressIndicator(this, prog);
Imports Microsoft.Phone.Shell

Partial Public Class MainPage
    Inherits PhoneApplicationPage

    Dim prog As ProgressIndicator

    Public Sub New()

        SystemTray.SetIsVisible(Me, true)
        SystemTray.SetOpacity(Me, 0)

        prog = new ProgressIndicator()
        prog.IsVisible = true
        prog.IsIndeterminate = true
        prog.Text = "Click me..."

        SystemTray.SetProgressIndicator(Me, prog)
    End Sub
End Class

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


ProgressIndicator Class

Microsoft.Phone.Shell Namespace



Other Resources

Dependency Properties Overview

Attached Properties Overview