The Featured Discussion Board Post this week is Show name from Phone Number Database for incoming call started by holehenrik
The developer wants to notify users when any “special” contacts (from a database of several thousand numbers) call the Windows Phone device. Windows Phone has no mechanism to run an application when the phone gets an incoming call so the solution is not obvious.
Following a brainstorm with other developers the original poster arrived at the solution of adding a customized contact store with all the special numbers. The contact store could be hidden in the contact list through filters in the contacts setting. In this way the user gets notified of the special numbers, but is not forced to have all the numbers displayed when sorting through their contacts.
This discussion is a good example of how just sharing your problem can often be enough to lead to you finding the solution yourself. That’s what the community is all about!
Keep those interesting questions coming!
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