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ExternalStorageDevice.ExternalStorageID Property

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

Gets the ID value that uniquely identifies the SD card.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Phone.Storage
Assembly:  Microsoft.Phone (in Microsoft.Phone.dll)


Public ReadOnly Property ExternalStorageID As String
public string ExternalStorageID { get; }

Property Value

Type: System..::.String
The ID value that uniquely identifies the SD card.


Your app must register for a file association in the app manifest file to declare what file types (extensions) can be read from the SD card. For more info, see Auto-launching apps using file and URI associations for Windows Phone 8.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also


ExternalStorageDevice Class

Microsoft.Phone.Storage Namespace