[UWP]sendSms capability not available under Visual Studio 2015 on Windows 10 RRS feed

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  • I was developing an application for Windows (UWP) but Visual Studio 2015 doesn't let me use the sendSms capability in package manifest. 

    The 'Name' attribute is invalid - The value 'sendSms' is invalid according to its datatype 'http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/types:ST_Capability_Foundation' - The Enumeration constraint failed.

    Is there any category that is allowed to use these capabilities? Because I can still use the locationHistory (that comes in the same category of capabilities) but not this one. 

    Friday, October 30, 2015 2:45 PM


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    The error is correct. There is no "sendSms" capability. I suspect you were looking for the "smsSend" restricted capability. See https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/mt270968.aspx#special_and_restricted_capabilities

    Friday, October 30, 2015 7:04 PM