ShowHostInfo function

Applies to: Canvas apps

Show Host object information to a user.


The ShowHostInfo function is used to display information to the user in the app. The user will see a pop-up with the appropriate details related to the selected type of information.



HostInfo – Required. The type of information to display.


  1. Enable a canvas app for offline.
  2. Set the OnSelect property of the Sync icon to ShowHostInfo(HostInfo.OfflineSync)
  3. Save and publish the app.

When the users selects the Sync icon on their mobile device, a pop-up with the offline sync details such as sync status, last sync date, and downloaded tables are displayed.

Known issue

  • The table column in the available table section shows the table name instead of the display name.
  • The popup on Windows is loaded in full screen.