Bug 9947 - [Feature Request] birthday for contacts
Summary: [Feature Request] birthday for contacts
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Mobile API (Preview)
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.Android ()
Version: Preview 0.6.1
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Eric Maupin
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Reported: 2013-01-31 11:47 UTC by Roy Milde
Modified: 2016-10-12 13:27 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Roy Milde 2013-01-31 11:47:43 UTC
A very important information stored in an addressbook contact entry is the birthday of the person. This is missing in the current implementation of the API.

Please add birthday to the Contact class. It would be clever to add events as general enumeration to contacts and put birthday as type there.
Comment 1 Emily Christy 2013-07-01 08:29:57 UTC
I am so disappointed to have just started building an app to do with birthdays to find that the xamarin.mobile contacts feature does not enable you to access birthdays! ny idea when this will be included?
Comment 2 fabian.loetscher 2016-10-12 12:24:20 UTC
I believe it's still impossible with Xamarin Android to access any events (including birthdays) associated to a contact. So this ticket is still on status 'NEW', and nothing happened? How can this be?
Comment 3 Al Clark [MSFT] 2016-10-12 13:25:34 UTC
The API documentation for this is here:
https://developer.xamarin.com/api/type/Android.Provider.EventDataKind/
Comment 4 fabian.loetscher 2016-10-12 13:27:08 UTC
Thank you very much! :-)