Bug 37785 - [UWP] Databinding to Picker does not work when also using a ValueConverter
Summary: [UWP] Databinding to Picker does not work when also using a ValueConverter
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Windows ()
Version: 2.0.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-01-19 05:30 UTC by syabiku
Modified: 2017-07-13 19:02 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Tags: uwp, picker, ac, binding
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

VS2015 solution (6.53 MB, application/x-zip-compressed)
2016-01-19 05:30 UTC, syabiku

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Description syabiku 2016-01-19 05:30:40 UTC
Created attachment 14623 [details]
VS2015 solution

When creating a binding of a Forms picker to an object and you also use a Value Converter, the binding will work when the page is first loaded. However, if the object's value changes, the picker will not update.

Steps to Reproduce
Use attached solution and test the UWP and Android projects.

Actual Results
Picker in UWP does not update when the object it is bound to changes. Picker in Android does update.

Expected Results
Picker should update in both UWP and Android projects.

Build Date & Hardware
Visual Studio Enterprise 2015, Update 1. Windows 10 Professional.

Additional Builds and Platforms
The attached solution works as expected for Android; Windows UWP has the unexpected behavior. I did not test iOS or WinPhone. I tested this with Forms and and got same results (works for Android, not UWP).
Comment 1 Tony 2017-01-17 19:42:36 UTC
I am also having a strange issue with the Picker on UWP
Comment 2 David Ortinau [MSFT] 2017-06-22 02:36:05 UTC
Confirmed still an issue on
Comment 3 safakoktem 2017-07-13 19:02:35 UTC
Is there any update or workaround?