Task.Run Method (Func<Task>)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Queues the specified work to run on the ThreadPool and returns a proxy for the task returned by function.

Namespace:  System.Threading.Tasks
Assemblies:   System.Threading.Tasks (in System.Threading.Tasks.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static Task Run(
	Func<Task> function


Type: System.Func<Task>

The work to execute asynchronously

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task
A task that represents a proxy for the task returned by function.


The function parameter was null.


The Run(Func<Task>) method is used by language compilers to support the async and await keywords. It is not intended to be called directly from user code.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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