Q&A #21 – What are Launchers in Windows Phone?

What are Launchers in Windows Phone?

Launchers are the API in Windows Phone that allows the users to launch the predefined programs or accomplish some tasks.

Launchers do not return any data back to your App.

Some of the Launchers include

  • ConnectionSettingsTask
  • SearchTask
  • ShareLinkTask
  • ShareStatusTask
  • WebBrowserTask
  • MarketplaceDetailTask
  • MarketplaceHubTask
  • MarketplaceReviewTask
  • MarketplaceSearchTask
  • BingMapsTask
  • BingMapsDirectionsTask
  • EmailComposeTask
  • PhoneCallTask
  • SmsComposeTask

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