Apart from starting a traditional phone call, you can easily launch a call to a given Skype user using the external application installed on the device. You will learn how to do it in this recipe. Similar to the case of opening a website in a default web browser, such a task just requires specifying a proper
Uri instance and passing it as a parameter to the
LaunchUriAsync method of the
To step through this recipe, you need only the automatically generated project.
To prepare an example that allows launching a Skype call, perform the following steps:
MainPage.xamlfile, as follows: