GetExternalStorageDevicesAsync Method
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

ExternalStorage.GetExternalStorageDevicesAsync Method

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

Gets the SD cards that are inserted in the phone.

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

public static Task<IEnumerable<ExternalStorageDevice>> GetExternalStorageDevicesAsync()


In this release, this method returns no more than one SD card.

Your app must register for a file association in the app manifest file to declare what file types (extensions) can be read from the SD card. For more info, see Auto-launching apps using file and URI associations for Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

© 2017 Microsoft