Saving a Contact’s Phone Number with the SavePhoneNumberTask

The save phone number task is used to launch the built-in Contacts app, allowing the user to save a specified phone number. This chooser does not return data, but you can handle the Completed event to determine whether the task was completed correctly.

SavePhoneNumberTask contains a single PhoneNumber property, which is passed to the Contacts application when the task’s Show method is called.

The SavePhoneNumberTask should be defined as a field in your class, like so:

readonly SavePhoneNumberTask savePhoneNumberTask                                     = new SavePhoneNumberTask();

Subscribe to the SavePhoneNumberTask.Completed event within your class constructor, ...

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