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How to get App current version information in Android using Xamarin C#?

When you are working with the Xamarin Android application or Xamarin iOS application, May some times required a current version of application from the code. Here is the code to get App current version information in Android using Xamarin C#.

Thanks to Xamarin.Essentials reference namespace which provides VersionTracking class. The VersionTracking class lets you check the version of the application and build numbers along with seeing additional information.

Add a reference to Xamarin.Essentials in your class:

using Xamarin.Essentials;

Call Track Method

VersionTracking.Track();

Read Current Version

// Current app version (1.0.0)
var currentVersion = VersionTracking.CurrentVersion;

You can update version information in Android Manifest.

Project-> Right Click -> Properties -> Android Manifest

Get App current version information in Android using Xamarin C#
Get App current version information in Android using Xamarin C#

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