EmailAddressKind Enumeration

EmailAddressKind Enumeration

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

Specifies information about an email address.

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

public enum EmailAddressKind
<object property="enumerationValue" .../>

Member nameDescription
PersonalA personal email address.
WorkA work email address.
OtherA different kind of email address, such as school, or the kind of email address is unknown.

The EmailAddressKind type is used to specify information about a ContactEmailAddress belonging to a Contact. The default value is Personal.


If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.


Windows Phone 8


Windows Phone 8

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

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