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HttpClient.GetStringAsync Method (Uri)

.NET Framework 4.5

Send a GET request to the specified Uri and return the response body as a string in an asynchronous operation.

Namespace:  System.Net.Http
Assembly:  System.Net.Http (in System.Net.Http.dll)

public Task<string> GetStringAsync(
	Uri requestUri
)

Parameters

requestUri
Type: System.Uri

The Uri the request is sent to.

Return Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The requestUri was null.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after the whole response body is read.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, 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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