ScheduledAction.BeginTime Property

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

Gets or sets the time at which the action’s schedule begins.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public Overridable Property BeginTime As DateTime
public virtual DateTime BeginTime { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.DateTime
Type: DateTime. The time at which the action’s schedule begins.


The action will not be invoked before the begin time has been reached. The time value should be in the device’s local time.


An Alarm or Reminder will not be launched if their BeginTime is exceeded by more than 4 hours. This can happen, for example, if the device is off for more than 4 hours when the notification is supposed to launch.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1


Windows Phone

See Also


ScheduledAction Class

Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler Namespace