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The Xamarin.Forms popup layout control, also known as the Xamarin.Forms Dialog control, lets you display an alert dialog or a popup in the desired position. It also provides options to customize and load any desired view inside the control. The Xamarin.Forms popup have built-in layouts to display alert or popup for conventional needs. Furthermore, it provides options to customize the popup position with various animation modes and much more.

Built-in Xamarin Dialogs

Built-in Xamarin Dialogs allow you to show a popup with accept and decline functionalities for all basic scenarios. The built-in layouts of the popup comprise three regions, the header, body, and footer. Each region is fully customizable using a template to display the required information and notification.

In addition, you can decide to show or hide the headers and footers in a popup. Most importantly, you can use the Xamarin.Forms popup and its layout completely using the MVVM approach.

Above all, you can use the Xamarin.Forms popup layout as a modal window. It prevents interaction with the application until the window is closed using the built-in close icon.

Xamarin Forms Popup or Dialog as Modal Window


The Xamarin.Forms popup control provides various built-in animations when displaying and dismissing the popup for a better user experience. The built-in animations available are:

  • Zoom
  • Fade
  • Slide on left
  • Slide on right
  • Slide on top
  • Slide on bottom
  • None

Xamarin Forms Popup or Dialog with fade animation when displaying popup

Position customizations

Use built-in position customization options to display the popup in different ways based on application needs. You can display the popup in the below positions:

  • At the center of the screen
  • Relative to another view
  • At touch point
  • At an absolute position
  • In full screen

  • Style every view in the popup for a visually appealing look and feel.
  • Customize border color, border thickness, close icon, and corner radius for a native-like experience.
  • Further, you can customize the background color, text color, text alignment, font, and much more for the header and footer in a popup.

Xamarin Forms Popup or Dialog displayed with customized style


Localize all static default strings in a Xamarin.Forms Popup to any desired language.

Xamarin Forms Popup or Dialog displayed with Localization


  • Xamarin.Forms
  • Xamarin.Android
  • Xamarin.iOS

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