Bug 34579 - WebView is not working at all
Summary: WebView is not working at all
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: master
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-10-05 23:18 UTC by roger.schmidlin
Modified: 2015-10-06 01:45 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

Test project that shows empty WebView (182.90 KB, application/zip)
2015-10-05 23:18 UTC, roger.schmidlin

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Description roger.schmidlin 2015-10-05 23:18:40 UTC
Created attachment 13197 [details]
Test project that shows empty WebView

I just got my app rejected by apple. The basic WebView is not working anymore. Http weblinks don't show anymore. I just get a blank screen. Strangely it works if I use https links. I am using Forms. All works fine on Android. And it used to work on iOS too. Until recently. I think it must have something to do with iOS 9 ?

Test procedure:
- start up enclosed project
- page shows blank screen instead of website
- change line as marked in XAML file to display https website
- page shows correctly
Comment 1 roger.schmidlin 2015-10-05 23:20:24 UTC
This is really urgent. My app got rejected by apple because of that, without changing code.
Comment 2 roger.schmidlin 2015-10-06 01:45:25 UTC
Solved: iOS 9 introduced more security and doesn't allow http by default. You have to set a flag to do so.