Provides classes for enumerating devices.
The following are typical uses of the Windows.Devices.Enumeration API.
- Building a user interface for selecting the device to be used by an application. For example, a voice chat application may present a list of microphones or webcams for the user to select from, or a photo import application may present a list of removable storage devices for the user to import photos from.
- Device discovery and notifications about devices for apps that use them, like Windows Store device apps.
The Windows.Devices.Enumeration namespace has these types of members:
The Windows.Devices.Enumeration namespace has these classes.
|DeviceAccessChangedEventArgs||Provides data for the AccessChanged event.|
|DeviceAccessInformation||Contains the information about access to a device.|
|DeviceInformation||Represents a device.|
|DeviceInformationCollection||Represents a collection of DeviceInformation objects.|
|DeviceInformationUpdate||Contains updated properties for a DeviceInformation object.|
|DeviceThumbnail||Represents the thumbnail image for a device.|
|DeviceWatcher||Enumerates devices dynamically, so that the app receives notifications if devices are added, removed, or changed after the initial enumeration is complete.|
|EnclosureLocation||Describes the physical location of a device in its enclosure.|
The Windows.Devices.Enumeration namespace has these enumerations.
|DeviceAccessStatus||Indicates the status of the access to a device.|
|DeviceClass||Indicates the type of devices that the user wants to enumerate.|
|DeviceWatcherStatus||Describes the state of a DeviceWatcher object.|
|Panel||Indicates the location of a panel on a computer.|
Minimum supported client
Minimum supported server
|Windows Server 2012|