Chapter summary

  • Windows Store apps can use the ContactPicker and ContactPickerUI classes to provide contacts to other apps. The ContactPicker class supports the selection of a single contact or multiple contacts at a time.

  • Contacts can be filtered and selected by specifying the fields used in the selection using the KnownContactField class. Selected fields of a contact can be displayed using the ContactFieldCategory and ContactFieldType classes.

  • Whenever possible, you should integrate your app with the charms bar and the Search, Share Target, Settings, and Devices contracts. This helps your app to be popular among your users as they find it easier to use your app for searching and sharing content.

  • You should configure your app’s manifest with the ...

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