Tasks URI Scheme

From version 1.81 the Tasks app supports a custom Uri scheme allowing you to programmatically perform functions from your own app. This is defined in the tasks: scheme detailed below:-

tasks: Launch the Tasks application to the main page

tasks:new Launch the New Task dialog with default values

Optional parameters:

subject - The new Task subject

details - The contents of the notes field (plain text)

start - The start date in local time in the form yyyyMMdd

due - The due date in local time in the form yyyyMMdd e.g. fully escaped the Uri appears as:-


Additionally we have created a library on NuGet to handle the Uri creation and activation for you - http://inthehand.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/350182-tasks-api-for-windows-phone

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