How to know if your Xamarin.Forms application is running on a mobile phone or on an emulator

Yannick Nfankou 0 Reputation points
2023-10-07T06:19:23.57+00:00

Good morning , How to know if your Xamarin.Forms application is running on a mobile phone or on an emulator like Bluestacks. , ,NoxPlayer, MEmu Play, LDPLayer, GameLoop, Anbox, Android Studio. I need to know if my application is running on a PC or Phone. Sincerely ,

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  1. Yonglun Liu (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 37,111 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-10-09T02:20:26.1766667+00:00

    Hello,

    In Xamairn, you could implement this requirement using the official DeviceType.

    Please refer to the following documentation and sample code.

    private void Button_Clicked(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        switch (DeviceInfo.DeviceType)
        {
            case DeviceType.Unknown:
                break;
            case DeviceType.Physical:
                Console.WriteLine("device");
                break;
            case DeviceType.Virtual:
                Console.WriteLine("emulator");
                break;
            default:
                break;
        }
    }
    

    Best Regards,

    Alec Liu.


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