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MarketplaceReviewTask in Windows Universal Apps

In Windows Phone 8 and earlier versions , we had the launcher called “MarketplaceReviewTask” that launches the Rate and Review app . There are times when you want to launch the Rate and Review App from your Application when developing Windows Phone 8.1 (XAML App) or Universal App.

MarketplaceReviewTask in Windows Universal Apps

You can use the Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync method and provide the Uri scheme to launch the app as shown below.

string AppId = CurrentApp.AppId;
await Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(
    new Uri("ms-windows-store:reviewapp?appid=" + AppId ));

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.