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Archived:Listing media files in Flash Lite

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We do not recommend Flash Lite development on current Nokia devices, and all Flash Lite articles on this wiki have been archived. Flash Lite has been removed from all Nokia Asha and recent Series 40 devices and has limited support on Symbian. Specific information for Nokia Belle is available in Flash Lite on Nokia Browser for Symbian. Specific information for OLD Series 40 and Symbian devices is available in the Flash Lite Developers Library.

This code snippet demonstrates how to list media files located on the device using the Media Management Service API in a Flash Lite 3.0 (supported from S60 5th Edition onwards).

Article Metadata
Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Platform(s): S60 5th Edition
S60 5th Edition
Keywords: Service.MediaManagement, media.GetList()
Created: User:Nokia Developer KB (15 Dec 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (14 May 2013)



// Import Platform Service Interface
// Heading of the application
heading_txt.text = "List Media files (.jpg)";
// Create a new Service object which has Media Management data
var media = new Service("Service.MediaManagement", "IDataSource");
// Define a filter for wanted files
var filter = {FileType:"Image", Key:"FileExtension", StartRange:".jpg"};
// Define the input parameters
var inParam = {Type:"FileInfo", Filter:filter};
// Define the result data
// Define callback function
function callBack(transactionID:String, eventID:String, outParam:Object) {
if (outParam.ErrorCode == 0) {
var outList = outParam.ReturnValue;
var outputEntry = null;
do {
outputEntry =;
if (null != outputEntry) {
var filename = outputEntry.FileName;
text_txt.text += "-"+filename+"\r";
} else {
} while (true);
} else {
var errorId = outParam.ErrorCode;
text_txt.text = "Error: "+errorId;


Filenames of the jpg-files are displayed.

Example application

The following sample application has been tested in Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (S60 5th edition, Flash Lite 3.0).
File:FlashLite List

See also

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