ContactEmailType Enumeration

Current information about Live Connect is now available in the Windows Live Developer Center. The information in the following sections is provided for legacy purposes only.

Specifies the type of an email that is provided for a contact.

Feature:  Microsoft.Live.Services
Namespace:  Microsoft.Live.Services

The JavaScript Library for Windows Live Messenger Connect is built by using the Microsoft Ajax Library. Microsoft Ajax exposes a type system that enables you to add object-oriented capabilities to your JavaScript code. To learn more about creating and using enumerations, see Creating Custom Client Script by Using the Microsoft Ajax Library.

// Declaration:
Microsoft.Live.Services.ContactEmailType = function() {};
Microsoft.Live.Services.ContactEmailType.prototype = {
    none          : 0,
    windowsLiveID : 1,
    personal      : 2,
    business      : 3,
    other         : 4,
    messenger     : 5

// Usage:
if (Microsoft.Live.Services.ContactEmailType.messenger == value) {


The type property of the ContactEmail class returns a ContactEmailType enumeration value.

The following code example demonstrates how to set and get the type property of a ContactEmail object.

        var phoneType = Microsoft.Live.Services.ContactPhoneType.toString(contactPhone.get_type());

Windows Live Messenger Connect

Supported in: 4.1

Internet Explorer 8.0, Internet Explorer 7.0, Internet Explorer 6.0, Firefox 3.6, Firefox 3.5, Firefox 3.0, Firefox 2.0, Firefox 1.5, Chrome 4.0, Chrome 3.0, Chrome 2.0, Chrome 1.0, Safari 4.0, Safari 3.0