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UserInformation.GetAccountPicture | getAccountPicture method

Gets the account picture for the user.

Syntax


var iStorageFile = Windows.System.UserProfile.UserInformation.getAccountPicture(kind);

Parameters

kind

Type: AccountPictureKind

An enumeration that you can use to determine what type of image you want (small, large, and so on).

Return value

Type: IStorageFile

An object that contains the image.

Remarks

Access to the account picture can be blocked by privacy settings (for example, if the UserInformation::NameAccessAllowed property is false). If access is blocked, this method returns a null value.

This method does not throw an exception.

To see how to use this method, check out our code sample.

Requirements (device family)

Device family

Desktop

API contract

Windows.System.UserProfile.UserProfileContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.System.UserProfile
Windows::System::UserProfile [C++]

Metadata

Windows.System.UserProfile.UserProfileContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.System.UserProfile
Windows::System::UserProfile [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

UserInformation

 

 

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