HttpClient.GetAsync Method (Uri, HttpCompletionOption)

Sends a GET request to the specified Uri with an HTTP completion option as an asynchronous operation.

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


Public Function GetAsync ( _
    requestUri As Uri, _
    completionOption As HttpCompletionOption _
) As Task(Of HttpResponseMessage)
Dim instance As HttpClient 
Dim requestUri As Uri 
Dim completionOption As HttpCompletionOption 
Dim returnValue As Task(Of HttpResponseMessage)

returnValue = instance.GetAsync(requestUri, _
public Task<HttpResponseMessage> GetAsync(
    Uri requestUri,
    HttpCompletionOption completionOption
Task<HttpResponseMessage^>^ GetAsync(
    Uri^ requestUri, 
    HttpCompletionOption completionOption
member GetAsync : 
        requestUri:Uri * 
        completionOption:HttpCompletionOption -> Task<HttpResponseMessage> 
public function GetAsync(
    requestUri : Uri, 
    completionOption : HttpCompletionOption
) : Task<HttpResponseMessage>


  • requestUri
    Type: System.Uri
    The Uri the request is sent to.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<HttpResponseMessage>
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.


This operation will not block. The returned task object will complete after the whole response (including content) is read.

For a complete example of using the HttpClient class, see Calling a Web API From a .NET Client

See Also


HttpClient Class

GetAsync Overload

System.Net.Http Namespace