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UserInformation.GetFirstNameAsync | getFirstNameAsync method

Gets the user's first name.

Syntax


Windows.System.UserProfile.UserInformation.getFirstNameAsync().done( /* Your success and error handlers */ );

public static IAsyncOperation<string> GetFirstNameAsync()

Public Shared Function GetFirstNameAsync() As IAsyncOperation(Of String)

public:
static IAsyncOperation<String^>^ GetFirstNameAsync()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<String>

The user's first name.

Remarks

Access to the user's first name can be blocked by privacy settings (for example, if the UserInformation::NameAccessAllowed property is false). If access is blocked, this method returns an empty string.

This method does not throw an exception.

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

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Desktop
Mobile

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 (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 Runtime apps only]

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

UserInformation