Create Message

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.

Use this API to create a new Message in a mailfolder.

Permissions

One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Mail.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Mail.ReadWrite
Application Mail.ReadWrite

HTTP request

POST /me/mailFolders/{id}/messages
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/messages

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of Message object.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/mailFolders/{id}/messages
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 248

{
  "receivedDateTime": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z",
  "sentDateTime": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z",
  "hasAttachments": true,
  "subject": "subject-value",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "",
    "content": "content-value"
  },
  "bodyPreview": "bodyPreview-value"
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of message object.

Response

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/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 248

{
  "receivedDateTime": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z",
  "sentDateTime": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z",
  "hasAttachments": true,
  "subject": "subject-value",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "",
    "content": "content-value"
  },
  "bodyPreview": "bodyPreview-value"
}