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notes:uwp:device_families

UWP Device Families

Source: Intro to the Universal Windows Platform

By default, Visual Studio specifies Windows.Universal as the target device family in the Package.appxmanifest file:

<Package ...>
  ...
  <Dependencies>
    <TargetDeviceFamily Name="Windows.Universal" MinVersion="10.0.0.0" MaxVersionTested="10.0.0.0" />
  </Dependencies>
  ...
</Package>

To specify the device family or device families that your app is offered to from within the Store, manually configure the TargetDeviceFamily element in your Package.appxmanifest file.

A device family (with the exception of the Universal device family) is implemented as an extension SDK.

  • PCs and tablets run the desktop OS, which is based on the desktop device family.
  • Phones run the mobile OS, which is based on the mobile device family.
notes/uwp/device_families.txt · Last modified: 2017/12/15 by leszek