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SystemTray.ForegroundColorProperty Field

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

The dependency property for ForegroundColor.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Shell
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public Shared ReadOnly ForegroundColorProperty As DependencyProperty
public static readonly DependencyProperty ForegroundColorProperty


You cannot set the foreground to white. Use a color close to white instead.

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

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


SystemTray Class

Microsoft.Phone.Shell Namespace

Other Resources

Dependency Properties Overview

Attached Properties Overview