Create ContactFolder

Create a new contactFolder under the user's default contacts folder.

You can also create a new contactfolder as a child of any specified contact folder.

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

HTTP request

POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/contactFolders

Request headers

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

Request body

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

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/contactFolders
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 84

{
  "parentFolderId": "parentFolderId-value",
  "displayName": "displayName-value"
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of contactFolder 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
Content-length: 104

{
  "parentFolderId": "parentFolderId-value",
  "displayName": "displayName-value",
  "id": "id-value"
}