Create device

Create and register a new device in the organization.

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) Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Device.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /devices

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-type string application/json

Request body

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

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/devices
Content-type: application/json

{
  "accountEnabled":false,
  "alternativeSecurityIds":
  [
    {
      "type":2,
      "key":"Y3YxN2E1MWFlYw=="
    }
  ],
  "deviceId":"4c299165-6e8f-4b45-a5ba-c5d250a707ff",
  "displayName":"Test device",
  "operatingSystem":"linux",
  "operatingSystemVersion":"1"
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of device 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/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

{
  "accountEnabled":false,
  "alternativeSecurityIds":
  [
    {
      "type":2,
      "key":"Y3YxN2E1MWFlYw=="
    }
  ],
  "deviceId":"4c299165-6e8f-4b45-a5ba-c5d250a707ff",
  "displayName":"Test device",
  "id": "id-value",
  "operatingSystem":"linux",
  "operatingSystemVersion":"1"
}