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ReadAsStringAsync Method

HttpContent.ReadAsStringAsync Method

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Serialize the HTTP content to a string as an asynchronous operation.

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

public Task<string> ReadAsStringAsync()

Return Value

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

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after all of the content has been written as a string.

Once the operation completes, the Result property on the returned task object contains the string with the HTTP content.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
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