Get Device's Phone Number

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This code sample is named GetPhoneNumber. It demonstrates how to retrieve a mobile device's phone number.

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The application entry point (message box containing phone number if available).
The precompiled type source file.
The precompiled header.


To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution files are copied to the following folders:

    C:\Program Files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\GetPhoneNumber\GetPhoneNumber.sln

    C:\Program Files\Windows CE Tools\wce500\Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK\Samples\CPP\Win32\GetPhoneNumber\GetPhoneNumber.sln

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).
  3. Deploy the solution (F5).


If the mobile device uses a SIM, it is assumed that the phone number for the SIM is programmed into it.

This application does not need to run Privileged (i.e., it does not need to be signed with a certificate from the privileged store).


Pocket PC SDK: Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC SDK.
Smartphone SDK: Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone SDK.
Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.
ActiveSync: Version 4.0.

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