DateTime.AddTicks Method

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

Returns a new DateTime that adds the specified number of ticks to the value of this instance.

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

public DateTime AddTicks(
	long value


Type: System.Int64
The number of 100-nanosecond ticks to add. This value can be positive or negative.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
An object whose value is the sum of the date and time represented by this instance and the time represented by value.


The resulting DateTime is earlier than DateTime.MinValue or later than DateTime.MaxValue.

This method does not change the value of this DateTime. Instead, a new DateTime is returned whose value is the result of this operation.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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