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String.IConvertible.ToDateTime Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

For a description of this member, see ToDateTime.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

DateTime IConvertible.ToDateTime(
	IFormatProvider provider


Type: System.IFormatProvider
An object that provides culture-specific formatting information.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
The converted value of the current String object.



This member is an explicit interface member implementation. It can be used only when the String instance is cast to an IConvertible interface. The recommended alternative is to call the Convert.ToDateTime(String, IFormatProvider) method.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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