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Making the System Tray transparent on Windows Phone
Making the System Tray transparent on Windows Phone
09-30-2013 - 08:42 PM


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The SysTray in Windows Phone can now be made transparent.  This only changes the opacity of the system tray’s background, not the items drawn on top.
Setting the opacity to 0 makes the background completely transparent.
This is pretty useful if you want to keep an image background that spans the entire height of the screen. Simply add the attributes below to your root PhoneApplicationPage element.


and the result will look like this:







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