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How to Cancel Http Client Request in Windows Phone 8.1 ?

There are times when you may want to cancel the HttpClient request that you made from your app , below is a sample code snippet demonstrating how to do it.

How to Cancel Http Client Request in Windows Phone 8.1 ?

async private void Button_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
{
  HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
  var result = client.GetStringAsync(new Uri("http://www.abundantcode.com"));
  var response = await result;
  result.Cancel();
}

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