Get section

Retrieve the properties and relationships of a section object.


One of the following scopes is required to execute this API:
Notes.Read, Notes.ReadWrite.CreatedByApp, Notes.ReadWrite, Notes.Read.All, or Notes.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /me/notes/sections/{id}
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/notes/sections/{id}
GET /groups/{id}/notes/sections/{id}

Optional query parameters

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

The default query expands parentNotebook and selects its id, name, and self properties. Valid expand values for sections are parentNotebook and parentSectionGroup.

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer <token> A valid OAuth token provided to the app based on the user credentials and the user having authorized access.
Accept string application/json

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a section object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here is 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: 272

  "isDefault": true,
  "pagesUrl": "pagesUrl-value",
  "name": "name-value",
  "createdBy": "createdBy-value",
  "createdByIdentity": {
    "user": {
      "id": "id-value",
      "displayName": "displayName-value"
  "lastModifiedBy": "lastModifiedBy-value"