ShareStatusTask Class

ShareStatusTask Class

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

Allows an application to launch a dialog that enables the user to share a status message on the social networks of their choice.


Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public sealed class ShareStatusTask : ShareTaskBase
<ShareStatusTask .../>

The ShareStatusTask type exposes the following members.

Public methodShareStatusTaskInitializes a new instance of the ShareStatusTask.

Public propertyStatusGets or sets the status message to be shared.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodShowCauses the sharing dialog to be displayed to the user. (Inherited from ShareTaskBase.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

For more information, see How to use the share status task for Windows Phone 8.


If your app exits immediately after calling Show() and before the share status task has launched, the share status dialog may not launch.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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