IWMPSyncDevice::start method

The start method begins synchronization.


HRESULT start();


This method has no parameters.

Return value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the following table.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.
Windows Media Player is currently busy initializing devices. Please try again later.


Synchronization rules for a particular device are defined by the user in Windows Media Player. This method only starts the synchronization process.

Synchronization should not be confused with transferring, which is a manual operation in Windows Media Player. The Windows Media Player SDK does not provide methods for transferring digital media to a device.

Windows Media Player 10 Mobile: This method is not supported.


Minimum supported client Windows Media Player 10 or later.
Target Platform Windows
Header wmp.h
DLL Wmp.dll

See also

IWMPSyncDevice Interface