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BackgroundTransferStatus Enum


Defines transfer operation status values.

public enum class BackgroundTransferStatus
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, 65536)]
enum class BackgroundTransferStatus
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public enum BackgroundTransferStatus
var value = Windows.Networking.BackgroundTransfer.BackgroundTransferStatus.idle
Public Enum BackgroundTransferStatus

Windows requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)


Canceled 6

The transfer operation has been cancelled.

Completed 5

The transfer operation has completed.

Error 7

An error was encountered during the transfer operation.

Idle 0

The application is idle.

PausedByApplication 2

The application has paused the transfer operation.

PausedCostedNetwork 3

The transfer operation is paused due to cost policy (for example, transitioned to a costed network).

PausedNoNetwork 4

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

PausedRecoverableWebErrorStatus 8

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

PausedSystemPolicy 32

The transfer is paused by the system due to resource constraints. Examples of constraints include the system being on Battery Saver when the application is not in the foreground. In Windows Phone, 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 1

The transfer is currently in progress.


Version history

Windows version SDK version Value added
1709 16299 PausedRecoverableWebErrorStatus

Applies to

See also