ICredentials Interface

ICredentials Interface

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

Provides the base authentication interface for retrieving credentials for Web client authentication.

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

public interface ICredentials

The ICredentials type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodGetCredentialReturns a NetworkCredential object that is associated with the specified URI, and authentication type.
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The ICredentials interface provides the GetCredential method to objects that supply network credentials to applications.

Capabilities

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.

ID_CAP_NETWORKING

Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone OS 7.1

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

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

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