Copy a File from a Device

Windows Mobile SupportedWindows Embedded CE Not Supported


This code sample is named Pget. It demonstrates how to programmatically copy a file from a mobile device to a desktop computer using the Remote API (RAPI) interface.

Feature Area

Relevant APIs


To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution files are copied to the following folders:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6 SDK\Samples\Common\CPP\Win32\Rapi\Pget

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

Using the application

For example, if you want to copy a file from "\windows\test.exe" on the Mobile device to "c:\test.exe" on the desktop computer, execute the command:

Pget \windows\test.exe c:\test.exe


The code sample runs on the desktop host computer.

Development Environments

SDK: Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK and Windows Mobile 6 Standard SDK

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.

ActiveSync: VersionĀ 4.5.

See Also


Code Samples for Windows Mobile
Copy a File to a Device

Other Resources

Remote API (RAPI)