How to Load External Image via URL in Windows Phone?

If you want to load an external image from a website to your Windows Phone Application, you can easily do it by assigning the URI to the Bitmap Image .

In the below example, an Image is picked from an URL and then is displayed in the Image control in Windows Phone.

 private void button1_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
 {
       image1.Source = new BitmapImage(new Uri("http://developerpublish.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/45_2.png", UriKind.Absolute)); 
 }

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