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Michael Crump

Works @Microsoft on Windows

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Intro

In Windows Phone 8.1 anyone can take a screenshot by pressing the power button and the volume-up key at the same time. A customer was concerned about privacy in their enterprise app and asked me if they could disable this functionality for Windows Phone 8.1 (both WinRT and Silverlight apps). I researched this and found that this could be accomplished with the following code listed below:

For Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight Apps

public MainPage()
{
    this.InitializeComponent();
    
    if (this.CanSetScreenCaptureEnabled())
    {
        this.SetScreenCaptureEnabled(false);
    }
 
}

For Windows Phone 8.1 Runtime Apps