DeviceStatus.IsKeyboardPresent Property

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

Indicates whether the device contains a physical hardware keyboard.

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


Public Shared ReadOnly Property IsKeyboardPresent As Boolean
public static bool IsKeyboardPresent { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.Boolean
true if the device contains a physical hardware keyboard; otherwise, false.


A related property, IsKeyboardDeployed, can be used to determine whether the physical hardware keyboard on the device is deployed.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


DeviceStatus Class

Microsoft.Phone.Info Namespace

Other Resources

Device status for Windows Phone 8