Life Cycle Events

The Microsoft.Phone.Shell.PhoneApplicationService exposes four life cycle related CLR events, which provide an application with the opportunity to save or load state (see Figure 3.2).


FIGURE 3.2 Application life cycle.

Launching Event

When a user selects an application from the App List screen, or from a tile on the Start Experience, or when the application is being debugged, the application moves from the stopped state, to the running state. This represents a cold start. Use the Launching event to restore any persistent state from isolated storage that is not page specific. This event occurs after the App class is instantiated, ...

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