BackgroundTransferStatus BackgroundTransferStatus BackgroundTransferStatus BackgroundTransferStatus Enum


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[Contains prerelease APIs.]
Defines transfer operation status values.

public : enum class BackgroundTransferStatuspublic enum BackgroundTransferStatusPublic Enum BackgroundTransferStatus// You can use this enum in JavaScript.
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


Canceled Canceled Canceled Canceled

The transfer operation has been cancelled.

Completed Completed Completed Completed

The transfer operation has completed.

Error Error Error Error

An error was encountered during the transfer operation.

Idle Idle Idle Idle

The application is idle.

PausedByApplication PausedByApplication PausedByApplication PausedByApplication

The application has paused the transfer operation.

PausedCostedNetwork PausedCostedNetwork PausedCostedNetwork PausedCostedNetwork

The transfer operation is paused due to cost policy (e.g. transitioned to a costed network).

PausedNoNetwork PausedNoNetwork PausedNoNetwork PausedNoNetwork

The transfer operation is paused due to a lack of network connectivity.

PausedRecoverableWebErrorStatus PausedRecoverableWebErrorStatus PausedRecoverableWebErrorStatus PausedRecoverableWebErrorStatus

Prerelease. One of the app-configured recoverable web error statuses (RecoverableWebErrorStatuses ).

PausedSystemPolicy PausedSystemPolicy PausedSystemPolicy PausedSystemPolicy

Windows Phone only. The transfer is paused by the system due to resource constraints. Transfers will have this status if Battery Saver is activated, if the background task can't get enough memory, CPU, power resources to run, or if the network condition is 2G and the app is not in the foreground

Running Running Running Running

The transfer is currently in progress.