Uploading an Image from Windows Phone to Azure Blob Storage


Azure blob (binary large object) storage allows us to store files on the cloud and it can be used in many scenarios, such as storing user related files (e.g. profile pictures), keeping backup or storing audio and video files for our application. In this article, we’ll see how we can develop a Windows Phone application that takes (or selects) a picture and uploads it to Windows Azure.

Note: I was showing the latest uploaded image here, but unfortunately I had to cancel my Azure subscription. Therefore, the storage key in this example (and in the source code) will not work. Don’t forget to use your own storage account credential and key.

Then, let’s begin by opening up Visual Studio and creating a new Windows Phone project.



➤ Let’s see how we can upload an image to Azure…