ScheduledTask Class

ScheduledTask Class

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

Represents a task that will be run periodically or when the phone is in a state that supports resource-intensive processing.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)

public abstract class ScheduledTask : ScheduledAction

The ScheduledTask type exposes the following members.

Public propertyBeginTimeThis property is not supported for ScheduledTask objects in the current version. (Overrides ScheduledAction.BeginTime.)
Public propertyDescriptionGets or sets the description of the ScheduledTask. This string is displayed to the user in the Background Tasks settings page on the device.
Public propertyExpirationTimeGets or sets the time at which the action’s schedule expires. (Inherited from ScheduledAction.)
Public propertyIsEnabledThis value is not used in the current release. (Inherited from ScheduledAction.)
Public propertyIsScheduledGets the scheduled status of the action. (Inherited from ScheduledAction.)
Public propertyLastExitReasonGets the reason that the agent exited the last time it was run.
Public propertyLastScheduledTimeGets the last time the agent was scheduled to be run, in the device’s local time.
Public propertyNameGets the name of the scheduled action. (Inherited from ScheduledAction.)

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class, which inherits from ScheduledAction, is abstract and cannot be instantiated directly. Instead, use the subclasses PeriodicTask and ResourceIntensiveTask.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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