Working with File Pickers (XAML)
[This article is for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x developers writing Windows Runtime apps. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation]
This section includes Quickstart and How-to topics explaining and illustrating how to incorporate file pickers into your apps.
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Use FileSavePicker to let users specify the name and location where they want to save your app’s content.
When you call a file picker from a Windows Phone Store app, your app is deactivated until the file picker returns the selection made by the user. On low-memory phones, however, your app may be terminated. Because of this possibility, you have to call different methods in a Windows Phone Store app than you call in a Windows Store app to continue your app after a file picker operation. The following table shows these methods.