Using FileOpenPicker in Windows Phone 8.1 to choose picture from Picture Gallery

In this tutorial I will show you how you could use Windows Phone 8.1’s FileOpenPicker API to access the picture gallery. It is quite simple to implement but I couldn’t find good resources which showed how it can be done. This tutorial will let you to either click or choose an image from the picture […]

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How to enable Background audio in multiple pages in Windows phone application

In my last post I had explained you how to play a media file in Windows phone app using Media element control. http://www.windowsapptutorials.com/windows-phone/media/play-audio-file-windows-phone-app-using-media-element-control/   But when you want to play a continuous audio in the background you may face a problem as you navigate from one page to another as music will stop when you […]

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Get audio input from microphone in Windows Phone 8

There are numerous apps in the Windows Phone marketplace which let you record audio and play it back. You can build a similar app on your own by following this simple tutorial where we will use Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Audio.Microphone class to take audio input from Windows Phone microphone. Depending on the phone’s processor it may not be possible […]

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