Transferring a file from a network resource (HTML)
[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]
Background Transfer is primarily designed for long-term transfer operations for resources like video, music, and large images. For a high-level look at Background Transfer, see Transferring data in the background. HttpClient is recommended for short-term operations involving transfers of smaller resources (a few KB, for example).
In this section
This topic will show you how to download a file.
This topic will show you how to upload data or a file from a device to the Internet.