calendar: getSchedule

Get the free/busy availability information for a collection of users, distributions lists, or resources (rooms or equipment) for a specified time period.

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) Calendars.Read, Calendars.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Calendars.Read, Calendars.ReadWrite

HTTP request

POST /me/calendar/getSchedule 
POST /users/{id|userPrincipalName}/calendar/getSchedule

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type string Nature of the data in the body of an entity, which is application/json. Required.
Prefer: outlook.timezone string Use this to specify the time zone for start and end times in the response. If not specified, those time values are returned in UTC. Optional.

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with the following parameters.

Property Type Description
availabilityViewInterval Int32 Represents the duration of a time slot in an availabilityView in the response. The default is 30 minutes, minimum is 6, maximum is 1440. Optional.
endTime dateTimeTimeZone The date, time, and time zone that the period ends.
schedules String collection A collection of SMTP addresses of users, distribution lists, or resources to get availability information for.
startTime dateTimeTimeZone The date, time, and time zone that the period starts.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of scheduleInformation objects for each object in the schedules parameter.

Example

Request

The following example gets the availability information for two users for the specified date, time, and time zone.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/calendar/getschedule 
Prefer: outlook.timezone="Pacific Standard Time"
Content-Type: application/json

{        
    "schedules": ["adelev@contoso.onmicrosoft.com", "meganb@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"],
    "startTime": {
        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T09:00:00",
        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
    },
    "endTime": {
        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T18:00:00",
        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
    },
    "availabilityViewInterval": "60"
}
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

{
    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#Collection(microsoft.graph.scheduleInformation)",
    "value": [
        {
            "scheduleId": "adelev@contoso.onmicrosoft.com",
            "availabilityView": "000220000",
            "scheduleItems": [
                {
                    "isPrivate": false,
                    "status": "busy",
                    "subject": "Let's go for lunch",
                    "location": "Harry's Bar",
                    "start": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T12:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    },
                    "end": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T14:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    }
                }
            ],
            "workingHours": {
                "daysOfWeek": [
                    "monday",
                    "tuesday",
                    "wednesday",
                    "thursday",
                    "friday"
                ],
                "startTime": "08:00:00.0000000",
                "endTime": "17:00:00.0000000",
                "timeZone": {
                    "name": "Pacific Standard Time"
                }
            }
        },
        {
            "scheduleId": "meganb@contoso.onmicrosoft.com",
            "availabilityView": "200220010",
            "scheduleItems": [
                {
                    "status": "busy",
                    "start": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T08:30:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    },
                    "end": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T09:30:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    }
                },
                {
                    "status": "busy",
                    "start": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T12:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    },
                    "end": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T14:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    }
                },
                {
                    "status": "tentative",
                    "start": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T12:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    },
                    "end": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T13:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    }
                },
                {
                    "status": "busy",
                    "start": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T13:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    },
                    "end": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T14:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    }
                },
                {
                    "status": "tentative",
                    "start": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T16:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    },
                    "end": {
                        "dateTime": "2019-03-15T17:00:00.0000000",
                        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
                    }
                }
            ],
            "workingHours": {
                "daysOfWeek": [
                    "monday",
                    "tuesday",
                    "wednesday",
                    "thursday",
                    "friday"
                ],
                "startTime": "08:00:00.0000000",
                "endTime": "17:00:00.0000000",
                "timeZone": {
                    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.customTimeZone",
                    "bias": 480,
                    "name": "Customized Time Zone",
                    "standardOffset": {
                        "time": "02:00:00.0000000",
                        "dayOccurrence": 1,
                        "dayOfWeek": "sunday",
                        "month": 11,
                        "year": 0
                    },
                    "daylightOffset": {
                        "daylightBias": -60,
                        "time": "02:00:00.0000000",
                        "dayOccurrence": 2,
                        "dayOfWeek": "sunday",
                        "month": 3,
                        "year": 0
                    }
                }
            }
        }
    ]
}