ListView and GridView sample

Shows how to use the ListView and GridView controls.

Note: This sample is part of a large collection of UWP feature samples. You can download this sample as a standalone ZIP file from, or you can download the entire collection as a single ZIP file, but be sure to unzip everything to access shared dependencies. For more info on working with the ZIP file, the samples collection, and GitHub, see Get the UWP samples from GitHub. For more samples, see the Samples portal on the Windows Dev Center.

Specifically, this sample shows:

  • Simple ListView Sample: Shows how to implement a grouped ListView using the new x:Bind and x:Phase features.
  • Simple GridView Sample: Shows how to implement a grouped GridView using the new x:Bind and x:Phase features.
  • Master/Details plus Selection Sample: Shows how to implement a responsive master/details experience with a successful multiple selection experience.
  • Tap on the left edge of ListView: Shows how to implement the behavior Tap on the left edge of ListView to going into multiple selection mode.
  • Restore Scroll Position Sample: Shows how to restore a list's scrollviewer position when a user navigates away and back from a page. Implements the ListViewPersistenceHelper API.
  • Scroll into View Sample: Shows how to scroll a specific item into view.

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System requirements

Client: Windows 10

Server: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview

Phone: Windows 10

Build the sample

  1. If you download the samples ZIP, be sure to unzip the entire archive, not just the folder with the sample you want to build.
  2. Start Microsoft Visual Studio and select File > Open > Project/Solution.
  3. Starting in the folder where you unzipped the samples, go to the Samples subfolder, then the subfolder for this specific sample, then the subfolder for your preferred language (C++, C#, or JavaScript). Double-click the Visual Studio Solution (.sln) file.
  4. Press Ctrl+Shift+B, or select Build > Build Solution.

Run the sample

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Deploying the sample

  • Select Build > Deploy Solution.

Deploying and running the sample

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