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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Connection Priorities

The Windows Phone OS automatically chooses a connection type based on the following ordered priorities:

Image Network connection to a PC via a tethered connection

Image Wi-Fi

Image Mobile broadband

The Windows Phone OS favors a network connection via a PC above all other connection types. The phone periodically checks whether a higher priority connection is available and switches connections accordingly.

The API for determining the connection ...

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