How to change the title bar color in a UWP app

The following is a snippet that will allow you to programatically change the background and foreground color of the title bar in a Windows Store app from a code behind. In this case, I will be setting the bar to a dark gray color similiar to what is found in Visual Studio's dark color scheme. I typically put this code in the Loaded event of my main page but it also works fine from the loaded event in App.xaml.cs.


if (ApiInformation.IsTypePresent("Windows.UI.ViewManagement.ApplicationView"))
    var titleBar = ApplicationView.GetForCurrentView().TitleBar;

    if (titleBar != null)
        titleBar.ButtonBackgroundColor = Color.FromArgb(255, 30, 30, 30);
        titleBar.ButtonForegroundColor = Colors.White;
        titleBar.BackgroundColor = Color.FromArgb(255, 30, 30, 30);
        titleBar.ForegroundColor = Colors.White;

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