UITheme.getUITheme() does not work as expected in mobile


Last updated 2019-08-10 ·Reference W-6172683 ·Reported By 0 users

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UITheme.getUITheme() does not work as expected in mobile.
In Classic/Lightning, function returns expected string value.
However, only in mobile, it returns blank string.

1. create the following Visualforce page
Name : mytestvf
<apex:page >
<div id='UI'></div>
document.getElementById('UI').innerText = UITheme.getUITheme();
* enable "Available for Lightning Experience, Lightning Communities, and the mobile app" option

2. Create a Visualforce tab with the above Visualforce page
3. Add the above Visualforce tab to Mobile Navigation
4. Access to the org by mobile browser.
Or you can use mobile device simulator of Chrome Dev Tools.
5. Go to the Visualforce tab which was added in Step 3
You would see Visualforce apge is shown but it is blank. This is unexpected.
When accessing the same VF page in Classic UI, you will see "Theme3" in the VF page.
And, when accessing the same VF page in LEX, you will see "Theme4d" in the VF page.

Please consider to use$User.UIThemeDisplayed global variable instead of UITheme.getUITheme(), or add showHeader="true" expressly to the affected Visualforce page.
Or, set the API version of the affected Visualforce page to 32.0 or more prior.

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