Create MailFolder

Use this API to create a new mail folder in the root folder of the user's mailbox.

Prerequisites

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

HTTP request

POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with the following parameters. displayName is the only writable property for a MailFolder object.

Parameter Type Description
displayName String The display name of the new folder.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/mailFolders
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 159

{
  "displayName": "displayName-value"
}
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/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 179

{
  "displayName": "displayName-value",
  "parentFolderId": "parentFolderId-value",
  "childFolderCount": 99,
  "unreadItemCount": 99,
  "totalItemCount": 99,
  "id": "id-value"
}