How to Save an Appointment in Windows Phone 8 using C# ?

Published on July 31, 2014 by abundantcode

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If you want to allow the user to create or save an appointment within the Calendar application in Windows Phone 8 , you can do it using the SaveAppointmentTask launcher.

How to Save an Appointment in Windows Phone 8 using C# ?

To use the SaveAppointmentTask launcher , first enable the ID_CAP_APPOINTMENTS in the WMAppManifest file.

Create an instance of the SaveAppointmentTask class and set appropriate properties and then call the show method of the SaveAppointmentTask object.

Below is a sample code snippet demonstrating how to add or save the appointment in Windows Phone 8 programmatically using C#.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Net;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Navigation;
using Microsoft.Phone.Controls;
using Microsoft.Phone.Shell;
using AbundantcodeWindowsPhone8Tutorial.Resources;
using Microsoft.Phone.Tasks;

namespace AbundantcodeWindowsPhone8Tutorial
    public partial class MainPage : PhoneApplicationPage
        public MainPage()

        private void Button_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
            SaveAppointmentTask appointment = new SaveAppointmentTask();
            appointment.StartTime = DateTime.Now.AddDays(1);
            appointment.EndTime = DateTime.Now.AddDays(2); ;
            appointment.Location = "London";
            appointment.Subject = ".NET Conference";




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