NavigationEventArgs Class

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

Provides data for navigation methods and event handlers that cannot cancel the navigation request.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace: System.Windows.Navigation
Assembly: System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public NotInheritable Class NavigationEventArgs _
    Inherits EventArgs
public sealed class NavigationEventArgs : EventArgs

The NavigationEventArgs type exposes the following members.


Name Description
NavigationEventArgs(Object, Uri) Initializes a new instance of the NavigationEventArgs class, based on content and URI.
NavigationEventArgs(Object, Uri, NavigationMode, Boolean) Initializes a new instance of the NavigationEventArgs class based on content, URI, navigation type, and whether the navigation is internal to the current application.



Name Description
Content Gets the content of the target being navigated to.
IsNavigationInitiator Gets a value that indicates whether the current application is the origin and destination of the navigation.
NavigationMode Gets a value that indicates whether the navigation is forward, back, or a new navigation.
Uri Gets the uniform resource identifier (URI) of the target.



Name Description
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.)
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.)



The NavigationEventArgs class provides data for the OnNavigatedTo and OnNavigatedFrom methods, and handlers of the Navigated and NavigationStopped events. Through these methods and event handlers, you can examine values about the navigation request.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also


System.Windows.Navigation Namespace




Other Resources

In-app navigation for Windows Phone 8