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AddWalletItemTask.Show Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Shows the Wallet application with the provided Wallet item displayed, allowing the user to choose to add the item to his or her Wallet.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

public override void Show()


A value must be set for all required fields for the provided WalletItem subclass.


The Wallet item cannot be null.


The provided WalletItem type cannot be added using this chooser.

The item already exists in the Wallet.

Obtain the result of the chooser operation by handling the Completed event.

On Windows Phone, your application may be deactivated while the Wallet application is in the foreground. To ensure that your application receives the result of the AddWalletItemTask, the object must be declared with class scope within the PhoneApplicationPage class and you must call the chooser constructor and assign the Completed event delegate within the page’s constructor. For more information about how to handle the activation and deactivation of your application, seeLaunching, resuming, and multitasking for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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