Task

The background task associated with the app extensibility point.

Element hierarchy

<Package>
<Applications>
<Application>
<Extensions>
<Extension>
<BackgroundTasks>
<Task>

Syntax

<Task Type = "audio" | "controlChannel" | "systemEvent" | "timer" | "pushNotification" />

Attributes and Elements

Attributes

AttributeDescriptionData typeRequiredDefault value
Type

The task type.

This attribute can have one of the following values:

  • audio
  • controlChannel
  • systemEvent
  • timer
  • pushNotification
Yes

 

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Parent ElementDescription
BackgroundTasks

Defines an app extensibility point of type windows.backgroundTasks. Background tasks run in a dedicated background host; that is, without a UI.

 

Requirements

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/2010/manifest

 

 

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