Create Event

Use this API to create a new Event in the default or the specified calendar.

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) Calendars.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Calendars.ReadWrite
Application Calendars.ReadWrite

HTTP request

A user's or group's default calendar.

POST /me/calendar/events
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendar/events
POST /groups/{id}/calendar/events

A user's calendar in the default calendarGroup.

POST /me/calendars/{id}/events
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendars/{id}/events

POST /me/calendarGroup/calendars/{id}/events
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendarGroup/calendars/{id}/events

A user's calendar in a specific calendarGroup.

POST /me/calendarGroups/{id}/calendars/{id}/events
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendarGroups/{id}/calendars/{id}/events

Request headers

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

Request body

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

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/calendar/events
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 285

{
  "originalStartTimeZone": "originalStartTimeZone-value",
  "originalEndTimeZone": "originalEndTimeZone-value",
  "responseStatus": {
    "response": "",
    "time": "datetime-value"
  },
  "reminderMinutesBeforeStart": 99,
  "isReminderOn": true
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of event 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: 285

{
  "originalStartTimeZone": "originalStartTimeZone-value",
  "originalEndTimeZone": "originalEndTimeZone-value",
  "responseStatus": {
    "response": "",
    "time": "datetime-value"
  },
  "iCalUId": "iCalUId-value",
  "reminderMinutesBeforeStart": 99,
  "isReminderOn": true
}