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DeviceInformation.Name | name property

The name of the device. This name is in the best available language for the app.

Syntax


var name = deviceInformation.name;

Property value

Type: String [JavaScript] | System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The name of the device. This name is in the best available language for the app.

Remarks

The Name property should only be used for display purposes only and not for finding a device because the Name can change due to localization or a user assigning a name.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.Devices.Enumeration
Windows::Devices::Enumeration [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

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]

Namespace

Windows.Devices.Enumeration
Windows::Devices::Enumeration [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

DeviceInformation

 

 

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