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I am trying to copy my db file to internal storage root/document. My codes are working good till Android 9 but after it i am getting the error "System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path "/storage/emulated/0/Documents/FruitsApp/Backup/Fruits.db_2021-06-28 12:20:20" is denied" I have try lots of way to copy all are working before Android 9 but after it i am getting above error. I am sharing my all codes. Thanks in advance.

What I have tried:

Java.IO.File mediaStorageDir = new Java.IO.File(Android.OS.Environment.GetExternalStoragePublicDirectory(Android.OS.Environment.DirectoryDocuments) + path);            
            if (!mediaStorageDir.Exists())
                var tt = mediaStorageDir.Mkdirs();

                if (mediaStorageDir.Mkdirs() == false)

                    var fail = "failed to create";


            var directoryPath = mediaStorageDir.AbsolutePath;

          ////////--this way to create folder is working till andorid 9
           //var PathExists = Directory.Exists(directoryPath);

            //if (PathExists ==false)
            //    Directory.CreateDirectory(directoryPath);

            var dbPath = Path.Combine(System.Environment.GetFolderPath(System.Environment.SpecialFolder.Personal), "Fruits.db");

            FileInfo file = new FileInfo(dbPath);

            var dbName = file.Name;

            var fullFileName = string.Concat("/", dbName + "_", Global.CurrentDateTime());

            var newpath = string.Format("{0}{1}", directoryPath, fullFileName);
              //////--- First way copy file from source to destination is working tille android 9
            //using (FileStream sourceStream = System.IO.File.Open(dbPath, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read, FileShare.ReadWrite))
            //using (FileStream destinationStream = System.IO.File.Create(newpath))
            //     sourceStream.CopyToAsync(destinationStream);

         //////--- 2nd way copy file from source to destination is working tille android 9
            byte[] dbFile = System.IO.File.ReadAllBytes(dbPath);
            System.IO.File.WriteAllBytes(newpath, dbFile);

            //////--- 3rd way copy file from source to destination is working tille android 9

I have try 3 ways to copy file from source to another all ways are working till android 9 but not working after android 9.

--Android Manifest file

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
 <manifest xmlns:android="" android:versionCode="1" 
 android:versionName="1.0" package="com.NewWave.FruitApp" android:installLocation="auto">
 <uses-sdk android:minSdkVersion="23" android:targetSdkVersion="30" />
 <application android:requestLegacyExternalStorage="true" android:label="FruitApp" 
 <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE" />
 <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CALL_PHONE" />
 <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.SEND_SMS" />
 <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
 <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" 
 android:maxSdkVersion="29" />
  <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_MEDIA_LOCATION" />
  <!--<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />-->
Richard Deeming 29-Jun-21 5:05am    
/storage/emulated/0/Documents/FruitsApp/Backup/Fruits.db_2021-06-28 12:20:20

I don't know about Android, but that's definitely not a valid file path on a Windows device - the colon character (:) is not allowed in a file or directory name.

And since it looks like you're running your code in an emulator, it's possible that the emulator is trying to map that path directly to a path on your computer, and failing.
Prashant Sharma 29-Jun-21 9:11am    
sir same path is working with android 9 but not working with android 10 or above

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