Bug 28901 - WebView not allowing DOM Storage
Summary: WebView not allowing DOM Storage
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.4.2
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rui Marinho
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-04-08 17:10 UTC by Mobiledev
Modified: 2015-06-25 11:05 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Tags: ac
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Mobiledev 2015-04-08 17:10:01 UTC
The default WebView Renderer does not enable DomStorage by default or offer the options to from the forms project.  Currently a custom renderer must be implemented, the code to do so is below:

public class FormsWebViewCustomRenderer : WebViewRenderer
    protected override void OnElementChanged (ElementChangedEventArgs<Xamarin.Forms.WebView> e)
        base.OnElementChanged (e);

        var formsWebView = e.NewElement as Xamarin.Forms.WebView;

        if (formsWebView != null) {
            var nativeWebView = Control as Android.Webkit.WebView;
            nativeWebView.Settings.JavaScriptEnabled = true;
            nativeWebView.Settings.DomStorageEnabled = true;
            nativeWebView.LoadUrl ("Your URL here");
Comment 1 Rui Marinho 2015-06-03 12:49:59 UTC
Should be fixed in 1.4.3 final
Comment 3 Mobiledev 2015-06-16 11:16:42 UTC
Parmendra Kumar, Rui Marinho commented that this should be fixed in 1.4.3 final, so do you still need steps and a sample project.  If you refer to my correspondence with your technical support team, you'll find that they were able to reproduce it, and gave me the work-around of a custom renderer, and I believe they are incorporating the work-around into the 1.4.3 build.