Tag: Windows Phone

Visual Assets Tab in Package Manifest file

The Visual Assets tab in the package manifest file lets the developers set the characteristics of the application’s title , splash screen and the images used within the application for various scenario. You will be able to specify the splash screen for your Windows Phone and Windows Store separately because the dimensions are different for phone and the tablet app. The Splash screen for the…

What is Suspension Manager in Windows Phone 8.1 App template ?

When you create a new Windows Phone 8.1 project using the Hub App or Pivot App template , you would notice that it contains a class called “SuspensionManager”. What is Suspension Manager in Windows Phone 8.1 App template ? It is a kind of helper class and provides the necessary properties and methods to load and store the state when the windows phone store app…

WP8.1 Dev Guide – Download and Install Windows Phone 8.1 SDK

To get started with the development of windows phone 8.1 apps , the developers should have the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK installed on their system . You can download Visual Studio Express 2013 for Windows , a free tool that lets the developers to create Windows Phone and Windows Store apps, including universal Windows apps targeting all the Windows devices. The tools include the necessary…

How to Get the List of Appointments from the Calendar App in Windows Phone using C# ?

If you want to programmatically get the list of appointments from the calendar application of your Windows Phone device programmatically , you can use the Microsoft.Phone.UserData.Appointments. How to Get the List of Appointments from the Calender App in Windows Phone using C# ? Enable the ID_CAP_APPOINTMENTS in the WMAppManifest file and then create an instance of the Appointments class and call the SearchAsync method with…

How to Terminate an Windows Phone 8 App using C#?

If you want to programmatically terminate the windows phone 8 application , you can use the Application.Terminate() method . How to Terminate an Windows Phone 8 App using C#? When using the Application.Terminate() , the developers should make sure that all the necessary data is saved because , the Application Closing event handler wont be raised in this case.

How to Get a developer license to develop Windows Phone store app ?

When you installed the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK and try to create and run the first Windows Phone application . You will be prompted to get a free developer license which is necessary to develop and test the windows phone store app on the Windows 8.1 PC before publishing and getting it certified in the store . How to Get a developer license to develop…

Can i run Windows Phone 8.1 App on Windows Phone 8 device ?

If you are a developer who is developing Windows Phone 8.1 apps for the first time or if you are a beginner then you might have this question. Can i run Windows Phone 8.1 Project on Windows Phone 8 device ? If you develop a app targeting Windows Phone 8.0 , then this will run on Windows Phone 8.1 device but if you are developing…

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