BitmapImage.ImageFailed Event

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

Occurs when there is an error associated with image retrieval or format.

Namespace: System.Windows.Media.Imaging
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.


Public Event ImageFailed As EventHandler(Of ExceptionRoutedEventArgs)
public event EventHandler<ExceptionRoutedEventArgs> ImageFailed
<ImageBrush ImageFailed="eventhandler"/>


Conditions in which this event can occur include the following:

  • File not found.

  • Invalid (unrecognized or unsupported) file format.

  • Unknown file format decoding error after upload.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


BitmapImage Class

System.Windows.Media.Imaging Namespace