Microsoft.Phone.Notification Namespace

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

The Microsoft.Phone.Notification namespace provides classes for receiving notifications from the Microsoft Push Notification Service.

Capabilities

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.

ID_CAP_PUSH_NOTIFICATION

Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone OS 7.1

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

Classes

Class Description
HttpNotification Contains the raw notification data that has been passed to the application from the Microsoft Push Notification Service.
HttpNotificationChannel Creates a notification channel between the Microsoft Push Notification Service and the Push Client and creates a new subscription for raw notifications.
HttpNotificationEventArgs Contains the event data when the connectivity status between the Push Client and the Microsoft Push Notification Services changes.
NotificationChannelConnectionEventArgs Provides data for ConnectionStatusChanged events.
NotificationChannelErrorEventArgs The argument returned with the ErrorOccurred event.
NotificationChannelUriEventArgs Contains the event data when a notification channel receives the channel’s URI.
NotificationEventArgs Contains the event data for when a notification channel receives a Tile or toast notification.

Enumerations

Enumeration Description
ChannelConnectionStatus Identifies the current connectivity status between the Push Client and the Microsoft Push Notification Service.
ChannelErrorType An enumeration that contains asynchronous errors sent from the Push Client to the application. These error values can occur regardless of whether the application is running in the foreground or not.
ChannelPowerLevel The additional data associated with the PowerLevelChanged message.