Contact.DisplayName Property

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Gets the display name of the contact.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.UserData
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public Property DisplayName As String
public string DisplayName { get; internal set; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.String
The display name of the contact.


The DisplayName property is a String object that contains the name of the contact for display purposes. The CompleteName property is a CompleteName object that contains information such as first name, title, and nickname.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


Contact Class

Microsoft.Phone.UserData Namespace

Other Resources

Contacts and Calendar for Windows Phone 8

How to access contact data for Windows Phone 8