How to detect WP App, is running on Emulator or real Phone Device

In this post I am going to show you how to detect, whether your application is running on real (Windows Phone) device or WP Emulator. While working on, one of service wanted to know whether service is invoking from the real device or not.

It was really quick and easy to know, whether app is running on real device or emulator. Microsoft Widows Phone SDK has a strong collection of API in Microsoft.Phone namespace.

Here is code snippet for the same:


Download Code here

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About Pavan Pareta

My name is Pavan Pareta, I enjoy computers and general technology. I am more interested in the areas of Computer Security, Programming and developing innovative s/w for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone 7. I like MS Technology and support open-source software, because I believe it plays a major role in knowledge sharing and exchange of ideas, which effectively leads to better software. Additionally, I am a follower of the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) philosophy. I Love C#.NET and recently I am fall in love with Silverlight :) Introduce to my machine My main workstation is a Intel Pentium Core Duo and my primary operating system is Windows 7.
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