UserInformation.GetAccountPicture | getAccountPicture method

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets the account picture for the user.

Syntax


public static IStorageFile GetAccountPicture(
  AccountPictureKind kind
)

Parameters

kind

Type: AccountPictureKind

An enumeration that you can use to determine what type of image you want (small, large, and so on).

Return value

Type: IStorageFile

An object that contains the image.

Remarks

Access to the account picture can be blocked by privacy settings (for example, if the UserInformation::NameAccessAllowed property is false). If access is blocked, this method returns a null value.

This method does not throw an exception.

To see how to use this method, check out our code sample.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.System.UserProfile
Windows::System::UserProfile [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

UserInformation

 

 

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