MobileBroadbandModem.IsInEmergencyCallMode Property


Gets a value indicating whether the mobile broadband modem is in emergency call mode.

 property bool IsInEmergencyCallMode { bool get(); };
bool IsInEmergencyCallMode();
public bool IsInEmergencyCallMode { get; }
var boolean = mobileBroadbandModem.isInEmergencyCallMode;
Public ReadOnly Property IsInEmergencyCallMode As Boolean

Property Value



true if the mobile broadband modem is in emergency call mode, otherwise false.

Windows requirements

Device family
Windows 10, version 1803 (introduced in 10.0.17134.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v6.0)
App capabilities
cellularDeviceControl cellularDeviceIdentity


When an emergency call is made from a device (for example, when 911 is dialed within the United States), the mobile broadband modem enters emergency call mode. This permits the device to use the strongest available network to make the call, regardless of whether an active SIM card is present.

Applies to