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Launching a Web Browser from Windows Phone 7 App

The WebBrowserTask allows an Windows Phone 7 App to launch the web browser .

This class is defined in Microsoft.Phone.Tasks namespace .

Using Microsoft.Phone.Tasks;

The WebBrowserTask includes a property “URL” that gets or sets the URL that should be navigated to when the web browser is launched.

private void button1_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
      WebBrowserTask webbrowser = new WebBrowserTask();
      webbrowser.URL = "";

The webbrowser should be launched and the URL will be navigated to the specified URL when the Show method of the Web Browser is called .



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