Get a DriveItem resource

Retrieve the metadata for a DriveItem in a Drive by file system path or ID.

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) Files.Read, Files.ReadWrite, Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Files.Read, Files.ReadWrite, Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite.All
Application Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /me/drive/items/{item-id}
GET /me/drive/root:/{item-path}
GET /drives/{drive-id}/items/{item-id}
GET /groups/{group-id}/drive/items/{item-id}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $expand and $select OData query parameters to customize the response.

Request headers

Name Value Description
if-none-match String If this request header is included and the eTag (or cTag) provided matches the current tag on the file, an HTTP 304 Not Modified response is returned.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request to the root folder of the user's OneDrive.

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0//me/drive/root
Response

Here is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

{
  "createdBy": {
      "user": {
          "id": "efee1b77-fb3b-4f65-99d6-274c11914d12",
          "displayName": "Ryan Gregg"
      }
  },
  "createdDateTime": "2016-03-21T20:01:37Z",
  "cTag": "\"c:{86EB4C8E-D20D-46B9-AD41-23B8868DDA8A},0\"",
  "eTag": "\"{86EB4C8E-D20D-46B9-AD41-23B8868DDA8A},1\"",
  "folder": { "childCount": 120 },
  "id": "01NKDM7HMOJTVYMDOSXFDK2QJDXCDI3WUK",
  "lastModifiedBy": {
      "user": {
          "id": "efee1b77-fb3b-4f65-99d6-274c11914d12",
          "displayName": "Ryan Gregg"
      }
  },
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2016-03-21T20:01:37Z",
  "name": "OneDrive",
  "root": { },
  "size": 157286400,
  "webUrl": "https://contoso-my.sharepoint.com/personal/rgregg_contoso_com/Documents"
}

Notes

You can use the $expand query string parameter to include the children of an item in the same call as retrieving the metadata of an item if the item has a children relationship.