How to programmatically hide the keyboard

I have a textbox with a button inside. When the user presses the Action, a progress bas is displayed, the screen goes dark, and some magic happens.

My problem is that since the action doesn’t result in the textbox losing focus, the on-screen keyboard is not hidden, and keeps covering half the screen.

Just set focus to the main page:


this will focus a control that doesn’t use the keyboard and thus hide the keyboard. Unfortunately there is no API to the keyboard to hide it.

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