WP8 update has api to block calls and text messages




The gdr2 update of Windows Phone 8, which include running on the Lumia 925 and 1020, includes an API that allows you to block. Text messages and calls from certain numbers How Microsoft who wants to use is unclear, because users can still nothing.

Windows Phone 8 logo The discovery was made ​​by developer ‘Walking Cat’, who reported via Twitter, writes WMPoweruser. The developer compared the source code of the Windows Phone 8 emulator and emulator code associated with the new gdr2 update of the operating system. That comes out to show that new functionality is available that makes it possible to block numbers that are not in the address book, or from people who have their number blocking incoming calls.

Exactly what Microsoft is planning with the new features is not known: new devices like the Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020 gdr2 run the update already, but have no additional options to filter or block numbers. Microsoft writes in the documentation that it is not the intention to speak in one app. functions Windows.Phone.Networking.NetworkOperators the namespace where the new functionality is located directly Therefore, it is not clear whether a third-party app that would be. Functionality commitment approved

The gdr2 update of Windows Phone 8 to be recent devices like the Lumia 920, HTC One 8X and Samsung ATIV S roll out in the coming months. The biggest change is the reintroduction of the FM radio. This functionality is required for all Windows Phone 7.x phones, but Windows Phone 8, the functionality is not yet available, although many devices do have the hardware on board.

Furthermore, the browser gets better HTML5 support and Sense Data is the function to save some providers, expanded data. The user can now set limits and the function works with more providers. Sense of Data will also work on Dutch phones is unclear.

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