WebClient.Credentials Property

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

Gets or sets the network credentials that are sent to the host and used to authenticate the request.

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


Public Property Credentials As ICredentials
public ICredentials Credentials { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Net..::.ICredentials
An ICredentials containing the authentication credentials for the request. The default is nullNothingnullptra null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The Credentials property contains the authentication credentials used to access a resource on a host.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


WebClient Class

System.Net Namespace