ShareStatusTask 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 a dialog that enables the user to share a status message on the social networks of their choice.

Inheritance Hierarchy


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


Public NotInheritable Class ShareStatusTask _
    Inherits ShareTaskBase
public sealed class ShareStatusTask : ShareTaskBase
<ShareStatusTask .../>

The ShareStatusTask type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
ShareStatusTask Initializes a new instance of the ShareStatusTask.



  Name Description
Status Gets or sets the status message to be shared.



  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 Causes the sharing dialog to be displayed to the user. (Inherited from ShareTaskBase.)
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)



For more information, see How to use the share status task for Windows Phone 8.


If your app exits immediately after calling Show()()() and before the share status task has launched, the share status dialog may not launch.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


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