Subscribe to Lync contact information changes in

So I recently took on another Lync related challenge in .NET, one that required notification of a Lync contacts information change event.

This was a lot easier then what I thought it would be, thanks in part to the Microsoft.Lync.Model.Contact class. The following code will fire as soon as a contacts information has changed.

Imports Microsoft.Lync.Model.Conversation
Imports Microsoft.Lync.Model

Dim _Client As LyncClient
Dim _contact As Microsoft.Lync.Model.Contact

Private Sub form_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        _contact = _Client.GetClient().ContactManager.GetContactByUri("INSERT SIP URI HERE")
        AddHandler _contact.ContactInformationChanged, AddressOf _contact_ContactInformationChanged
End Sub

Private Sub _contact_ContactInformationChanged(sender As Object, e As ContactInformationChangedEventArgs)
'Insert code to execute on detected changes
End Sub

This event will not only fire on an online/offline switch event but also capability of device should a contact switch from one device to another.

Hope you find this of some use.

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