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BadgeNotification.ExpirationTime | expirationTime property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets the time that Windows will remove the badge from the tile. By default, local badge notifications do not expire and push, periodic, and scheduled badge notifications expire after three days. It is a best practice to explicitly set an expiration time to avoid stale content.


var expirationTime = badgeNotification.expirationTime;
badgeNotification.expirationTime = expirationTime;

Property value

Type: IReference<DateTime> [JavaScript/C++] | System.Nullable<DateTime> [.NET]

The date and time that the notification should be removed.


Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]


Windows::UI::Notifications [C++]



See also

App tiles and badges sample
Guidelines and checklist for tiles and badges
How to clear a badge
How to send a glyph or numeric badge in a local notification
How to set up periodic notifications for badges
How to update a badge through push notifications
Badge XML schema
Badge overview



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