ExternalStorageFolder.GetFolderAsync Method

July 28, 2014

Gets a single sub-folder from the current folder using the specified folder name.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Storage
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

public Task<ExternalStorageFolder> GetFolderAsync(
	string name


Type: System.String
The name of the sub-folder to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<ExternalStorageFolder>
Returns an ExternalStorageFolder that represents the sub-folder.

Your app must register for a file association in the app manifest file to declare what file types (extensions) can be read from the SD card. For more info, see Auto-launching apps using file and URI associations for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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