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  1. IE Mobileで touchstart, touchmove, touchendイベントを実装して欲しい

    iPhone/Androidに搭載されているWebブラウザには、PCのブラウザには実装されていない「touchstart」などのイベントがあります。JavaScriptでこれを拾うことで、画面がタッチされたことを検知することができますが、IE Mobileには現状実装されていません。

    WebKitブラウザに合わせて、これらのイベントを実装して欲しいです!

    4 votes
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    • エミュレータのネットワークスピードを設定できるようにしてほしい。

      ネットワークを使用するアプリを開発していると、ネットワーク接続スピードを変えたいことがあります。Android のエミュレータでは、できます。

      8 votes
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      • Please provide support for S/MIME email

        S/MIME email is a mandatory requirement at my company and support for that on the Windows Phone platform is needed before we can consider it.

        12 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Communication APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Thank you for the suggestion and commentary; I’m pleased to mark this suggestion as ‘Started’.

          As announced at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference and on the Windows Phone Blog, S/MIME support is coming to Windows Phone with the Windows Phone enterprise feature pack, with an announced delivery in the first half of 2014.

          For more information, please refer to the Windows Phone team blog at:
          http://blogs.windows.com/windows_phone/b/windowsphone/archive/2013/07/10/making-windows-phone-an-even-better-choice-for-business.aspx

        • SMS Access API

          Please provide an API that provides access to the texts to allow developers to implement an application to enable scenarios such as reading or archiving SMS messages.

          4,240 votes
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            436 comments  ·  Device - Phone / Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Currently, the platform provides a number of SMS Access from a system eventing perspective (as of Windows Phone 8.1), and Windows Phone supports sms backup/restore for consumers as part of the base OS (Settings → Backup). What we don’t provide is a backup API.

            Using SMS events: Check out the Build 2014 session (http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2014/2-518) or MSDN docs on background tasks (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsphone/develop/hh977056.aspx)

            Although the capabilities are there from a consumer perspective (the core ask for the suggestion), I’m marking this as ‘Under Review’ for the API perspective. The team is aware of the ask and it is something that is being considered.

          • Fix UdpAnySourceMulticastClient to properly support SSDP broadcasts

            SSDP (used in UPnP) relies on UDP multicast for discovery. Currently UdpAnySourceMulticastClient allows for the listening to existing SSDP traffic, as well as sending a solicitation (M-SEARCH) out requesting that UPnP devices advertise themselves to the solicitor.

            When a device replies to the M-SEARCH message it sends a unicast message to the IP & port that the M-SEARCH message was sent from.

            There is no way for a WP7 application using UdpAnySourceMulticastClient or Socket to listen on the correct port, thus requiring a great deal of time to be spent in any UPnP application when doing device discovery.

            Proper socket…

            9 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Network APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 7 votes
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              • "Me" contact infomation

                There should be an api enhancement to get access to the "Me" contact information (or a subset of it). I would especially like the name and the photo

                2 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 4 votes
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                  • ResourceIntensiveTask refactoring

                    The general concept of a ResourceIntensiveTask being launched when constraints are met is strong but the implementation could be greatly improved.

                    Some RITs (resource intensive tasks) do not require comms and it is absurd to wait for connection to WiFi prior to running them.

                    Some RITs that ARE comms intensive might use the mobile carrier anyway at user discretion.

                    Some power hungry tasks are high priority and should run as soon as external power is available, not wait an hour while the battery charges to 90%.

                    Some tasks need to run frequently for very short periods. For example, logging GPS…

                    4 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 日本語IMEフリック時のポップアップを出す位置を変えてほしい

                      今のIMEはフリックの対象が指に隠れてしまうので、文字を打ちづらい。そのせいでせっかくのカーブドフリックも生かされていない。
                      候補をポップアップする位置をずらすことができれば、もっと文字を打ちやすくなるはず。

                      7 votes
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                      • 6 votes
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                        • Windows Phone Tools Self-Install instead of Web-Install

                          It would be very nice to be able to download the entire Windows Phone Tools and install it, instead of having to use the web for installation. I am a teacher and having to install it this way for the entire lab takes forever.

                          9 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Dev Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • マイク入力のボリュームだけ取得するAPIを追加して欲しい

                            現在はマイク入力の生データ(WAV形式)を取得し、解析して音量を取得する必要が有るため、この部分をAPIとして提供して欲しい。
                            出来れば値はデシベルになっていると嬉しい

                            2 votes
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                            • Callback for all tasks and launchers

                              Would be nice to have a callback on for example the phonecalltask so that we can determine wether or not the user actually did press "call" or "cancel". Same for other tasks and launchers.

                              14 votes
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                              • BingMapsDirectionsTaskを日本語でも使えるようにしてほしい

                                BingMapsDirectionsTaskが日本語では使用できないので、日本にも対応してもらいたい。

                                6 votes
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                                • Bluetooth audio in videos

                                  When watching videos I don't get audio through my bluetooth headphones, but I do when just listening to audio.

                                  6 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • PC emulator on Windows

                                    Since Microsoft haven't introduced a native C++ SDK for WP7 Please create a PC emulator in C# for WP7.
                                    Like Qemu in Windows mobile

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Will/does Metro UI support SerialPort control?

                                      We would like to connect tablets via USB to RS232 or Bluetooth SPP profile with some industrial devices. From the Win. Dev. Preview it seems that the only way to use SerialPort if the app is written in windows forms or in WPF. Metro style apps does not support SerialPort (at this moment?)

                                      9 votes
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                                      • 対応言語の違うWPSDKとExpression Blendの共存

                                        Windows Phone SDKとExpression Blendが同じ言語でないと動作しない点を解決してほしいです。(VSの方はなんとかしようがあるので)
                                        Expression Blendは機能名とXAMLのタグ名が直結しているため、可能な限りUS版を使用したいと思って英語版のライセンスを購入しています。
                                        また、β版SDKなどが出るたびにUSにしたり日本語にしたりと大騒ぎになってしまうのも勘弁してほしいところです。

                                        4 votes
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                                        • 統合・検索

                                          同じ様なゲーム、ツール、機能、意見は、混在して
                                          本当に良いものや欲しいもの大事なものが埋もれてしまう。
                                          同じものを開発しても仕方ないし、同じ意見をいっても仕方ない。
                                          膨大なデータからすべての作品・意見をわざわざチェックするのも面倒。

                                          すべてにおいて、分散させずに意見が集約できるようにして、
                                          検索技術を向上させては?

                                          3 votes
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