Create Message

Use this API to create a new Message in a mailfolder.

Prerequisites

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

HTTP request

POST /me/mailFolders/{id}/messages
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/messages

Request headers

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

Request body

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

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/mailFolders/{id}/messages
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 248

{
  "receivedDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "sentDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "hasAttachments": true,
  "subject": "subject-value",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "",
    "content": "content-value"
  },
  "bodyPreview": "bodyPreview-value"
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of message 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: 248

{
  "receivedDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "sentDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "hasAttachments": true,
  "subject": "subject-value",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "",
    "content": "content-value"
  },
  "bodyPreview": "bodyPreview-value"
}