Bug 31966 - BarTextColor on Android under 4.2 and over 4.4
Summary: BarTextColor on Android under 4.2 and over 4.4
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.4.3
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-07-15 08:27 UTC by Kiraly Jozsef
Modified: 2016-04-11 07:11 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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

Sample Project (198.69 KB, application/zip)
2015-07-28 12:25 UTC, Paul DiPietro [MSFT]

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Description Kiraly Jozsef 2015-07-15 08:27:56 UTC
This issue seems to appear on any of the mentioned versions of Android, regardless of the manufacturer.

If you set the NavigationPage.BarTextColor property, it does not get applied on mentioned versions of Android.
It works perfectly on 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4, but not on other versions.

I've traced the issue to Xamarin.Forms.Platform.Android.Platform's SetActionBarTextColor function.
Comment 1 Nathan Castle 2015-07-25 19:55:26 UTC
I've observed this issue in a Xamarin.Forms project on Android 5.0. 

Comment 3 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2015-07-28 12:25:42 UTC
Created attachment 12252 [details]
Sample Project
Comment 4 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2016-04-11 07:11:57 UTC
This is resolved in the AppCompat backend, the old backend will not be receiving updates.