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Created attachment 9171 [details]
Reproduction of the error
Works on Android
Does NOT work on iOS (8.1) on an iPhone 5s.
Blog post about the reproduction of the issue:
Attached a project reproducing the issue.
Adding spaces, not working
var uri = "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=more in subject&body=body";
This gives you an "System.Exception: Could not initialize an instance of the type 'MonoTouch.Foundation.NSUrl': the native 'initWithString:' method returned nil."
Alright, so we URI encode it to
var uri = "mailto:email@example.com?subject=more%20in%20subject&body=body";
Same issue... And that's a bit weird since Apples own documentation states that this is the way to do it. (https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/featuredarticles/iPhoneURLScheme_Reference/MailLinks/MailLinks.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40007899-CH4-SW1)
Trying Apples own example Uri
With a copy of the example Uri from Apples documentation it should work.
var uri = "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com&subject=Greetings%20from%20Cupertino!&body=Wish%20you%20were%20";
It does not.
I have checked this issue with attached sample and I am getting an exception with iOS, Its working fine on Android.
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.5.4 (build 15)
Installation UUID: 1a096c6f-0678-402e-89b2-a2c10f7e80e4
Mono 3.10.0 ((detached/92c4884)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 310000031
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 126.96.36.199 (Enterprise Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/360_macmini/Desktop/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.1 (API level 7)
2.2 (API level 8)
2.3 (API level 10)
3.1 (API level 12)
3.2 (API level 13)
4.0 (API level 14)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
4.2 (API level 17)
4.3 (API level 18)
4.4 (API level 19)
4.4.87 (API level 20)
5.0 (API level 21)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.7.0_65"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_65-b17)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.65-b04, mixed mode)
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 5.1 (5084)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 188.8.131.52 (Enterprise Edition)
Build date: 2014-12-11 14:54:30-0500
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 184.108.40.206 (Enterprise Edition)
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 505040015
Git revision: f93940a35458a18052f1a25e106e62ca970d9c40
Build date: 2014-11-19 15:32:41-05
Xamarin addins: dc23cbd91a3a0e1d326328e1229e86c942a49ec8
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.9.4
Darwin ShrutiMac.local 13.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 13.3.0
Tue Jun 3 21:27:35 PDT 2014
This issue is fixed, for both versions (with or without encoding).
The fix will be part of 1.4.3 final
I have checked this issue with X.F 220.127.116.1174 and its working fine at my end.
Hence closing this issue.