input=file not working on WP 8.1 Store Apps with Javascript (but works in WP8.1 IE11)

Issue #334012


Jun 19, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Launch WP8.1 IE11

  2. Open Scenario 6 of or any simple HTML file which basically is just using <input type="file" /> (possibly wrapped in <form>, does not make a difference really)

  3. Tap on the “Browse” button/Input in the webpage
    =>shows a selection like Photo Library, OneDrive or any other file provider

  4. build a super simple app using just <input type="file" /> or the code from 2.

  5. Open the app in WP8.1 emulator or actual device (tested on Nokia Lumia 920)

  6. Tap on the “Browse” button/Input in the app
    => nothing happens

Expected Results:

  1. Tap on the “Browse” button/Input of input type=file
  2. a selection of file providers like "Photos", OneDrive etc should be shown

Actual Results:

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