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Created attachment 12595 [details]
When using Device.OnPlatform in a Windows Phone 8.1 (runtime) project it returns the value given for iOS.
Tested it both in Xamarin.Forms 126.96.36.19992 && 188.8.131.5296-pre1.
In a WP 8.0 project it's returning the correct value.
I also read the documentation that the Device.OnPlatform cannot make a difference between WP 8.1 or Windows 8.1, but returning the iOS value doesn't seem like the best option.
I have added an
I witness the same behavior and have located the error.
The OnDevice method uses the following switch statement to return the value:
The Forms.Init function in the assembly Xamarin.Forms.Platform.WinRT.Phone.dll, used by the Windows Phone 8.1 (runtime) project, sets the Device.OS value to TargetPlatform.Windows. As there is no case that matches this value, the iOS value is returned instead.
Thank you for taking the time to submit this report. After reviewing the description of this bug, we believe it no longer affects the current version of Xamarin.Forms. If you are still experiencing the issue after updating your packages, please reopen this report with an attached reproduction.
For your convenience, we have created some reproduction best practices viewable here: https://gist.github.com/jassmith/92405c300e54a01dcc6d
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