List available drives

Important: APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are in preview and are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Retrieve the list of Drive resources available for a target User or Group. Your app can also request the set of document libraries on the SharePoint root site.


One of the following scopes is required to execute this API:

  • Files.Read
  • Files.ReadWrite
  • Files.Read.All
  • Files.ReadWrite.All
  • Sites.Read.All
  • Sites.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /drives
GET /me/drives
GET /sites/{site-id}/drives

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and collection of Drive objects in the response body.



Here is an example of the request for the user's drives.


Here is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 579

  "value": [
      "id": "b!t18F8ybsHUq1z3LTz8xvZqP8zaSWjkFNhsME-Fepo75dTf9vQKfeRblBZjoSQrd7",
      "driveType": "business",    
      "owner": {
          "user": {
              "id": "efee1b77-fb3b-4f65-99d6-274c11914d12",
              "displayName": "Ryan Gregg"
      "quota": {
          "deleted": 256938,
          "remaining": 1099447353539,
          "state": "normal",
          "total": 1099511627776


Most users will only have a single Drive resource. Groups and some users may have multiple drive available.