Send a request & amp; Get an answer in Windows Phone 8.1 WinRT

I have migrated from Windows Phone 8 Silverlight to Windows Phone 8.1 WinRT. HttpWebRquest and WebClient used in WP 8 Silverlight. Wp 8.0 silverlight ,i have used webclient.. webClntRech.DownloadStringAsync(new Uri("

Download soundcloud data via API

I try to retrieve mp3 data from soundcloud through their API, I already have the download_url property and I want to save it directly to KnownFolders.MusicLibrary. The problem is when I try to download it with browser the link ask for save/play. Is i

How to define a daily toast in the application

I wrote a Windows Phone 8.1 (WINPRT) App. One of the features of this app is alarm/reminder. For Example: user sets the Reminder at 7AM in app's Reminder Page. App must give alarm/reminder daily at 7AM. Now as I got to know, that alarm and reminder a

Windows Phone 8.1 NullReferenceException

I'm Currently Working on a windows 8.1 Application and im trying to set the value of a textblock that is inside of a Pivot Page. When I try to set the value of the text Block I get a weird error about a Null Refrence Exception. The Code for the XAML

Windows Phone 8.1 Audio Background Blocks XAML Application

I have built an cross-platform app that involves playing audio (podcast mp3 files) in the background. I have followed the examples as best as I can for performing background audio on Windows Phone 8.1 XAML apps. It will launch and try to start someti

How to add buttons in MapControl Windows Phone 8.1

I want to put two Buttons in my MapControl, one to zoom in, and other to zoom out, here's my CS file with a code,what i did here i use the MapControl1.ZoomLevel = 15; , but how i can put this inside a button? public async void mapas2() { Geolocator g

Using ScrollViewer in a FlipView

I have a Windows Phone 8.1 app with a FlipView. Each FlipView item represents a magazine page (PDF page rendered to bitmap with some overlay). I need to enable pinch to zoom for all the pages. My FlipView ItemTemplate looks like this <DataTemplate x:

How to execute code to display a PivotItem?

I have a Pivot named MyPivot, and a PivotItem named MyPivotItem. I would like to run the code every time I see the MyPivotItem. Is that right? if (MyPivot.SelectedItem == MyPivotItem) { //... } The code, however, did not work. Where am I wrong?Your c

WP 8.1 create a multi-column selection list

i would like to ask you how to create listbox with 2 columns. I have listbox with tiles and i want create 2 columns of tiles like this image. XAML ListBox <ListBox ItemContainerStyle="{StaticResource TileListBoxItemStyle}" Margin="0,130.

Develop Windows Phone 8.1 applications on Windows 8

I'm having o Windows 8 OS on my pc and Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 installed. Is it possible to develop apps on Windows Phone 8.1 in these conditions or an update to windows 8.1 is mandatory for this?Windows phone 8.1 apps are two types - Silverlight

Class Library Localization in Windows Universal / Store App

I have a solution with a Windows Store app project and a Class Library project and I want to add Localization support. How can I add the all the Resource files to my Class Library and use them in both my App and Class Library?In order to avoid writin

Server socket on Windows Phone 8 and 8.1

I need to port an application to the Windows Phone platform. Is it possible to create server sockets on Windows Phone 8 and 8.1? All I've found is related with client side, like creating connections to remote machines. I can't find nothing the other

WebView.Navigate only displays the blank screen

WebView.Navigate(URI) doesn't load the html file my uri points to. PathToIndex is from StorageFile.Path. private static readonly Uri HomeUri = new Uri("ms-appx-web:///" + PathToIndex, UriKind.Absolute); The html I want to load is from a Zip File

Test the application settings in the Windows Phone 8.1 emulator

I'm new to WP8.1 developing so this might be a newbie question: I'm writing an app that have some settings, so i'm using these APIs: var applicationData = Windows.Storage.ApplicationData.current; var localSettings = applicationData.localSettings; As

How to implement the modified Geoposition event

Currently I am migrating WP8 app into WP8.1 Universal app, In WP8 app I am using Background task using Geoposition Changed event. Whenever user position changed the code will get fired. I am confused totally after seeing the Background task implement

VisualStudio 2013 Express Phone Emulator - Device Not Found

Step1: Installed VisualStudio 2013 Express for Windows along with Update 2. Step2: Created a blank Windows Phone App. Step3: Deployed the app to the Emulator 8.1 WVGA 4 inch 512MB. The Emulator Displays with the message 'Windows Phone is Starting'. T

Where can I download Microsoft.Phone.WinJS.2.1?

I'm trying to make a universal Windows App with WinJS. I've downloaded the latest update to VS2013. The RC version. I've installed all the SDKs I can find. I've installed the WinLibJS_VSE.exe extension, as well. Funny thing about that one is that VS

Convert an IBuffer to a byte array in Windows Phone 8.1, how?

I'm writing an application for Windows Phone 8.1. I need to save an UIElement as an image file (I'd prefer JPG or PNG). I'm using RenderTargetBitmap class to do this. After calling the method RenderAsync on my UIElement I create an IBuffer that conta