This tip shows you how to easily retrieve your local images, playlists, and music in Windows Phone 8.
You want to create a Windows Phone 8 and you need to use or retrieve some data from your Windows Phone 8 Device. This is the case of your photos, your music, and your playlists. So, you mustn't forget the capabilities:
ID_CAP_MEDIALIB_[AUDIO | PHOTO | PLAYLIST].
Using the code
In order to retrieve your photos stored in your device, add the following code:
using (var library = new MediaLibrary())
var images = library.Pictures;
To retrieve your local music, choose the property
Songs of the object called
And the same for the playlists:
With these methods, you are able to save photos or music with some exceptions. Regarding music: it is important that the music you want to save is stored in the Isolated Storage of your application. For images, it is a little different, and you can pass a stream on your method.