Capability (Windows 10)

Declares a capability required by a package.

Element hierarchy

<Package>
<Capabilities>
<Capability>

Syntax

<Capability Name = "internetClient" | "internetClientServer" | "privateNetworkClientServer" | "allJoyn" | "codeGeneration" />

Attributes and Elements

Attributes

Attribute Description Data type Required Default value
Name

The name of the capability.

This attribute can have one of the following values:

  • internetClient
  • internetClientServer
  • privateNetworkClientServer
  • allJoyn
  • codeGeneration
Yes

Child Elements

None.

Parent Elements

Parent Element Description
Capabilities

Declares the access to protected user resources that the package requires.

Remarks

The App capability declarations topic describes the capability values.

Examples

Here's an example of a Capabilities node.

<Capabilities>
    <Capability Name="internetClient"/>
    <Capability Name="internetClientServer"/>
    <Capability Name="privateNetworkClientServer"/>
    <Capability Name="allJoyn"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="documentsLibrary"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="picturesLibrary"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="videosLibrary"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="musicLibrary"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="enterpriseAuthentication"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="sharedUserCertificates"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="userAccountInformation"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="removableStorage"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="appointments"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="contacts"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="phoneCall"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="blockedChatMessages"/>
    <uap:Capability Name="objects3D"/>
</Capabilities>

See also

App capability declarations

Guidelines for app settings

Requirements

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/foundation/windows10