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PhoneApplicationPage.SupportedOrientations Property

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

Gets or sets the supported phone orientations.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Controls
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.


Public Property SupportedOrientations As SupportedPageOrientation
public SupportedPageOrientation SupportedOrientations { get; set; }
<object SupportedOrientations="SupportedPageOrientation" .../>

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Phone.Controls..::.SupportedPageOrientation
Returns SupportedPageOrientation.


If a page supports a single orientation, it will always be in that orientation and will not change even if the phone’s physical characteristics change, such as rotation.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


PhoneApplicationPage Class

Microsoft.Phone.Controls Namespace