Create conversation thread

Start a new group conversation by first creating a thread.

A new conversation, conversation thread, and post are created in the group. Use reply thread or reply post to further post to that thread.

Note: You can also start a new thread in an existing conversation.

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) Group.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /groups/{id}/threads

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of conversationThread object containing a post.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/groups/{id}/threads
Content-type: application/json

{
  "topic": "New Conversation Thread Topic",
  "posts": [{
    "body": {
      "contentType": "html",
      "content": "this is body content"
    },
    "newParticipants": [{
      "emailAddress": {
        "name": "Alex Darrow",
        "address": "alexd@contoso.com"
      }
    }]
  }]
}
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 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 419

{
  "toRecipients": [
    {
      "emailAddress": {
        "name": "name-value",
        "address": "address-value"
      }
    }
  ],
  "topic": "topic-value",
  "hasAttachments": true,
  "lastDeliveredDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "uniqueSenders": [
    "uniqueSenders-value"
  ],
  "ccRecipients": [
    {
      "emailAddress": {
        "name": "name-value",
        "address": "address-value"
      }
    }
  ]
}