[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]
Represents an SD card that is inserted in the phone.
Assembly: Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)
Public NotInheritable Class ExternalStorageDevice
public sealed class ExternalStorageDevice
The ExternalStorageDevice type exposes the following members.
|ExternalStorageID||Gets the ID value that uniquely identifies the SD card.|
|RootFolder||Gets the root folder on the SD card.|
|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.)|
|GetFileAsync||Gets a single file from the current SD card using the specified path.|
|GetFolderAsync||Gets a single folder from the current SD card using the specified path.|
|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.)|
Your app must register for a file association in the app manifest file to declare what file types (extensions) can be read from the SD card. For more info, see Auto-launching apps using file and URI associations for Windows Phone 8.
If you use this API in your app, you must specify the following capabilities in the app manifest. Otherwise, your app might not work correctly or it might exit unexpectedly.
Windows Phone 8
For more info, see App capabilities and hardware requirements for Windows Phone 8.
Windows Phone OS
Supported in: 8.1, 8.0
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.