Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

Microsoft.Phone.Storage Namespace

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

Provides read-only access to the SD card.


If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.


Windows Phone 8

For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.

Public classExternalStorageProvides read-only access to the SD card.
Public classExternalStorageDeviceRepresents an SD card that is inserted in the phone.
Public classExternalStorageFileRepresents a file on the SD card.
Public classExternalStorageFolderRepresents a folder on the SD card.

© 2017 Microsoft