WebBrowserTask Class

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

Allows an application to launch the web browser application.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: Microsoft.Phone.Tasks
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.


Public NotInheritable Class WebBrowserTask
public sealed class WebBrowserTask
<WebBrowserTask .../>

The WebBrowserTask type exposes the following members.


Name Description
WebBrowserTask Initializes a new instance of the WebBrowserTask class.



Name Description
Uri Gets or sets the URI to which the web browser application will navigate when it is launched.
URL Obsolete. Gets or sets the URL to which the web browser application will navigate when it is launched.



Name Description
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Show Shows the web browser application.
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)


Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


Microsoft.Phone.Tasks Namespace

Other Resources

Launchers and Choosers for Windows Phone 8

How to use the web browser task for Windows Phone 8