Create mobileAppCategory

Note: Using the Microsoft Graph APIs to configure Intune controls and policies still requires that the Intune service is correctly licensed by the customer.

Create a new mobileAppCategory object.


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


HTTP Request

POST /deviceAppManagement/mobileAppCategories/
POST /deviceAppManagement/mobileApps/{mobileAppId}/categories/

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer <token> Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a mobileAppCategory object. The following table shows the properties that are required when you create a mobileAppCategory.

Property Type Description
id String The key of the entity.
displayName String The name of the app category.
lastModifiedDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the mobileAppCategory was last modified.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a mobileAppCategory object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 163

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.mobileAppCategory",
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2017-01-01T00:00:35.1329464-08:00"


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 212

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.mobileAppCategory",
  "id": "d85d9cee-9cee-d85d-ee9c-5dd8ee9c5dd8",
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2017-01-01T00:00:35.1329464-08:00"