MAUI How to list all files in my phone /storage/emulated/0/Pictures?

xiangnan 21 Reputation points

I'm planning to develop a net disk app for myself. The first step I need to list all the files in path /storage/emulated/0/Pictures in my phone. I've read the file-picker but no help.

Also, is there any sample maui net disk APP for beginners to learn? Thanks.

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  1. Yonglun Liu (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 37,111 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    It is recommended to use Media picker to pick photos.

    This article describes how you can use the .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) IMediaPicker interface. This interface lets a user pick or take a photo or video on the device.


    You could add a Helper class into your Platform\Android folder to get all files from "/storage/emulated/0/Pictures".

       public static class Helper  
           public static string[] files_help()  
               var dir = Environment.GetExternalStoragePublicDirectory(Environment.DirectoryPictures);  
               var files = Directory.GetFiles(dir.AbsolutePath, "*");  
               return files  

    Best Regards,

    Alec Liu.

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