Category Archives: Windows Phone APIs

How to make TextBox Scrollable and Navigate to end of TextBox scrolling in Windows Phone

In this example, I am going to show you, how easy we can build the such kind of functionality in windows phone application, here I have considered an example called “diagnostic tool functionality” in your Windows Phone application using two … Continue reading

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How to detect the Windows Phone theme is Dark or Light

private const string key = “PhoneDarkThemeVisibility” private bool IsBackgroundDark(){    return ((Visibility)Application.Current.Resources[key] == Visibility.Visible);}

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How to use FM Radio API in Windows Phone

In this post I am going to show you how to use FM Radio API in Windows Phone. The Microsoft.Devices.Radio namespace contains the FMRadio API Step-1Add the following name space in your .CS file.using Microsoft.Devices.Radio; Step-2 1: // create an instance … Continue reading

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How to launch the Marketplace in the Windows Phone 7 application

  In this post I am going to show you How to launch the Marketplace programmatically. follow the below mentioned steps: Step-1 Create a new Silverlight Windows Phone ApplicationStep-2 In your MainPage.cs and add a using directive to the Microsoft.Phone.Tasks … Continue reading

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How to use vibrate API the phone for Windows Phone

VibrateController API for Windows Phone, it’s basically allows you to Vibrate your phone programmatically. It’s really pretty straightforward to implement in your application. Code snippet: VibrateController.Default.Start ( TimeSpan.FromSeconds (1) )  ; ~~ Happy Coding ~~

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UriMapping in Windows Phone 7

In this article we are discussing about UriMapping concept in Windows Phone 7. As your application grows you will probably have to use folders and perhaps subfolders in order to keep the project structure easy to follow. The navigation system … Continue reading

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How to make a call in Windows Phone 7

  In this article, I am going to describe how to make a call in windows phone 7 using managed API. Objective of this article to make a call programmatically, sometimes application has specific requirement to make a phone call … Continue reading

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