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HttpContent.ReadAsStringAsync Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Serialize the HTTP content to a string as an asynchronous operation.

Namespace:  System.Net.Http
Assembly:  System.Net.Http (in System.Net.Http.dll)
public Task<string> ReadAsStringAsync()

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<String>
Returns Task<TResult>.
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after all of the content has been written as a string.

Once the operation completes, the Result property on the returned task object contains the string with the HTTP content.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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