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Thread.CurrentThread Property

Gets the currently running thread.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static Thread CurrentThread { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Threading.Thread
A Thread that is the representation of the currently running thread.

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the IsThreadPoolThread property.

static void ThreadMethod()
{
    Console.WriteLine("ThreadOne, executing ThreadMethod, " +
        "is {0}from the thread pool.", 
        Thread.CurrentThread.IsThreadPoolThread ? "" : "not ");
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 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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