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Launch a app from another app RRS feed

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  • Hello All,

    I am Working on a windows mobile 8 app. I want to launch any other app from my app.
    So I am requesting you all please suggest me how can I do this.

    Thanks in advanced,


    Monday, July 22, 2013 8:08 AM


  • In Windows Phone 8, apps can register URIs and file extensions in order to allow to be launched from other app.

    For example, you can launch a PDF reader from your app to read a .pdf file as following:

    // Access the file.
    StorageFile pdfFile = await Windows.ApplicationModel.Package.Current.InstalledLocation.GetFileAsync("file.pdf");
    // Launch the pdf file.

    See more in:

    Auto-launching apps using file and URI associations for Windows Phone 8

    Monday, July 22, 2013 9:00 AM

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