ToastNotification.ExpirationTime | expirationTime property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets or sets the time after which a toast notification should not be displayed.


var expirationTime = toastNotification.expirationTime;
toastNotification.expirationTime = expirationTime;

Property value

Type: IReference<DateTime> [JavaScript/C++] | System.Nullable<DateTime> [.NET]

The date and time after which the toast is no longer considered current or valid and should not be displayed.


Windows attempts to raise toast notifications immediately after you call Show, so this property is rarely used.

  • Applies to Windows Phone

Windows Phone: This property also causes the toast notification to be removed from the action center once the specified date and time is reached.


Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]


Windows::UI::Notifications [C++]



See also

Toast notifications sample
Sending toast notifications from desktop apps sample
Toast XML schema
Toast notification overview
Quickstart: Sending a toast notification
Quickstart: Sending a toast push notification
Quickstart: Sending a toast notification from the desktop
Guidelines and checklist for toast notifications
How to handle activation from a toast notification
How to opt in for toast notifications
How to schedule a toast notification
How to enable desktop toast notifications through an AppUserModelID
The toast template catalog
Toast audio options



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