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Application.GetCookie Method

Retrieves a cookie for the location specified by a Uri.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static string GetCookie(
	Uri uri


Type: System.Uri

The Uri that specifies the location for which a cookie was created.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String value, if the cookie exists; otherwise, a Win32Exception is thrown.


A Win32 error is raised by the InternetGetCookie function (called by GetCookie) if a problem occurs when attempting to retrieve the specified cookie.

GetCookie retrieves a cookie for the specified Uri. If the cookie can't be retrieved, a Win32Exception is thrown. You need to write the code to parse the cookie string into a list of name/value pairs.

For an overview of cookies in WPF, see Navigation Overview.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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