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Windows.Phone.PersonalInformation namespace

Applies to Windows Phone only

Provides APIs for managing a custom contact store.


The Windows.Phone.PersonalInformation namespace has these types of members:


The Windows.Phone.PersonalInformation namespace has these classes.

ConnectTileData Represents the tile that is displayed in the phone UI when to indicate a contact binding.
ConnectTileImage Represents an image that is displayed on a Connect tile.
ContactAddress Represents a civic address for StoredContact objects.
ContactBinding Represents a binding between a contact and an app.
ContactBindingAttributesConstants Provides a set of constants that are used to indicate properties of a contact binding.
ContactBindingManager Provides methods for creating, saving, and deleting contact bindings.
ContactBindings Enables the creation of a ContactBindingManager that can be used to create, save, and delete contact bindings.
ContactChangeRecord Represents a change in contact information that occurred between revisions.
ContactInformation Represents a contact without an association to a contact store.
ContactQueryOptions Represents query options for retrieving contacts using CreateContactQuery.
ContactQueryResult Represents the result of a contact query.
ContactStore Represents the custom contact store for a Windows Phone app.
KnownContactProperties Provides key names for accessing known properties for StoredContact or ContactInformation objects.
StoredContact Represents a contact associated with a custom contact store.



The Windows.Phone.PersonalInformation namespace has these enumerations.

ContactChangeType Indicates the type of change represented by a ContactChangeRecord.
ContactQueryResultOrdering The order in which contacts are returned from CreateContactQuery.
ContactStoreApplicationAccessMode Specifies the application access mode for a custom contact store created with CreateOrOpenAsync.
ContactStoreSystemAccessMode Specifies the system access mode for a custom contact store created with CreateOrOpenAsync.
VCardFormat The format of a vCard.



The Windows.Phone.PersonalInformation namespace defines these interfaces.

IContactInformation Defines the interface for contact information.
IContactInformation2 Provides additional contact properties.



Minimum supported client

None supported

Minimum supported server

None supported

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8


Windows::Phone::PersonalInformation [C++]




ID_CAP_CONTACTS [Windows Phone]



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