GetFileNames Method
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IsolatedStorageFile.GetFileNames Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Obtains the names of files in the root of an isolated store.

Namespace:  System.IO.IsolatedStorage
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public string[] GetFileNames()

Return Value

Type: System.String []
An array of relative paths of files in the root of the isolated store. A zero-length array specifies that there are no files in the root.


The isolated store has been removed.


Isolated storage is disabled.


The isolated store has been disposed.

This method is equivalent to using the IsolatedStorageFile.GetFileNames(String) method with specified "*" for the search pattern.

The following example gets the names of files in the root directory. This example is part of a larger example provided for IsolatedStorageFile class.

string[] filesInTheRoot = store.GetFileNames();

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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