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Birthday Calendar for Windows Phone

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This article demonstrates how to integrate Facebook friends birthday events to a calendar using Microsoft Live Connect API.

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Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia Lumia 820,920
Compatibility
Platform(s): Windows Phone
Windows Phone 8
Windows Phone 7.5
Platform Security
Signing Required: Self-Signed
Capabilities: ID_CAP_APPOINTMENTS, ID_CAP_CONTACTS
Article
Keywords: Facebook events
Created: somnathbanik (25 Apr 2014)
Last edited: somnathbanik (25 Apr 2013)

Introduction

Windows Phone Calendar API doesn’t provide access to Facebook events/birthday. So the Facebook events/birthday that we see in the device default calendar can’t be replicated into our apps. To overcome this we will use some tips and tricks, and Microsoft Live Connect SDK to get the Facebook birthday events in our app.

Note.pngNote: To fetch the Facabook birthday events using Live Connect SDK, please make sure your Microsoft account is linked with your Facebook accout.

If you are new to Live Connect SDK, suggest you to visit this article for better understanding.

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