PhoneNumberKind Enumeration

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

Specifies information about a phone number.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.UserData
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public Enumeration PhoneNumberKind
public enum PhoneNumberKind
<object property="enumerationValue" .../>


Member name Description
Mobile A mobile phone number.
Home A home phone number.
Work A work phone number.
Company A company phone number.
Pager A pager phone number.
HomeFax A home fax number.
WorkFax A work fax number.


The PhoneNumberKind type is used to specify information about a ContactPhoneNumber belonging to a Contact. The default value is Mobile.


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.


Windows Phone 8


Windows Phone 8

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

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


Microsoft.Phone.UserData Namespace

Other Resources

Contacts and Calendar for Windows Phone 8