NavigationContext Class

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

Represents the state of a navigation operation.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: System.Windows.Navigation
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public NotInheritable Class NavigationContext
public sealed class NavigationContext

The NavigationContext type exposes the following members.


Name Description
QueryString Gets a collection of query string values.



Name Description
Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)



You use the NavigationContext class to retrieve the query string values for a navigation request. With the query string values, you can generate the desired state of a page for a navigation request. For example, you can store in the query string the identifier of the record you wish to display on a page.

To access an instance of the NavigationContext class, you use the NavigationContext property of the Page class.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


System.Windows.Navigation Namespace




Other Resources

In-app navigation for Windows Phone 8