List messages in a chat

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve the list of messages in a chat.

Note: This API supports subscribing to changes (create, update, and delete) using change notifications. This allows callers to subscribe and get changes in real time. For details, see Get notifications for messages.

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

Note

Before calling this API with application permissions, you must request access. For details, see Protected APIs in Microsoft Teams.

HTTP request

GET /me/chats/{chat-id}/messages
GET /users/{user-id | user-principal-name}/chats/{chat-id}/messages
GET /chats/{chat-id}/messages

Optional query parameters

You can use the $top query parameter to control the number of items per response. Maximum allowed $top value is 50. The other OData query parameters are not currently supported.

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of chatMessage objects in the response body.

Example

Request

The following is an example of the request. $top=2 is passed to retrieve two messages.

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/chats/19:2da4c29f6d7041eca70b638b43d45437@thread.v2/messages?$top=2

Response

The following example shows the response.

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

{
    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#chats('19%3A2da4c29f6d7041eca70b638b43d45437%40thread.v2')/messages",
    "@odata.count": 2,
    "@odata.nextLink": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/chats/19:2da4c29f6d7041eca70b638b43d45437@thread.v2/messages?$top=2&$skiptoken=M2UyZDAwMDAwMDMxMzkzYTMyNjQ2MTM0NjMzMjM5NjYzNjY0MzczMDM0MzE2NTYzNjEzNzMwNjIzNjMzMzg2MjM0MzM2NDM0MzUzNDMzMzc0MDc0Njg3MjY1NjE2NDJlNzYzMjAxZThmYjY4M2Y3ODAxMDAwMDg4NjA5ODdhNzgwMTAwMDB8MTYxNjk2NDUwOTgzMg%3d%3d",
    "value": [
        {
            "id": "1616964509832",
            "replyToId": null,
            "etag": "1616964509832",
            "messageType": "message",
            "createdDateTime": "2021-03-28T20:48:29.832Z",
            "lastModifiedDateTime": "2021-03-28T20:48:29.832Z",
            "lastEditedDateTime": null,
            "deletedDateTime": null,
            "subject": null,
            "summary": null,
            "chatId": "19:2da4c29f6d7041eca70b638b43d45437@thread.v2",
            "importance": "normal",
            "locale": "en-us",
            "webUrl": null,
            "channelIdentity": null,
            "policyViolation": null,
            "from": {
                "application": null,
                "device": null,
                "conversation": null,
                "user": {
                    "id": "8ea0e38b-efb3-4757-924a-5f94061cf8c2",
                    "displayName": "Robin Kline",
                    "userIdentityType": "aadUser"
                }
            },
            "body": {
                "contentType": "text",
                "content": "Hello world"
            },
            "attachments": [],
            "mentions": [],
            "reactions": []
        },
        {
            "id": "1615971548136",
            "replyToId": null,
            "etag": "1615971548136",
            "messageType": "message",
            "createdDateTime": "2021-03-17T08:59:08.136Z",
            "lastModifiedDateTime": "2021-03-17T08:59:08.136Z",
            "lastEditedDateTime": null,
            "deletedDateTime": null,
            "subject": null,
            "summary": null,
            "chatId": "19:2da4c29f6d7041eca70b638b43d45437@thread.v2",
            "importance": "normal",
            "locale": "en-us",
            "webUrl": null,
            "channelIdentity": null,
            "policyViolation": null,
            "from": {
                "application": null,
                "device": null,
                "conversation": null,
                "user": {
                    "id": "8ea0e38b-efb3-4757-924a-5f94061cf8c2",
                    "displayName": "Robin Kline",
                    "userIdentityType": "aadUser"
                }
            },
            "body": {
                "contentType": "html",
                "content": "<div><div><div><span><img height=\"63\" src=\"https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/chats/19:2da4c29f6d7041eca70b638b43d45437@thread.v2/messages/1615971548136/hostedContents/aWQ9eF8wLXd1cy1kOS1lNTRmNjM1NWYxYmJkNGQ3ZTNmNGJhZmU4NTI5MTBmNix0eXBlPTEsdXJsPWh0dHBzOi8vdXMtYXBpLmFzbS5za3lwZS5jb20vdjEvb2JqZWN0cy8wLXd1cy1kOS1lNTRmNjM1NWYxYmJkNGQ3ZTNmNGJhZmU4NTI5MTBmNi92aWV3cy9pbWdv/$value\" width=\"67\" style=\"vertical-align:bottom; width:67px; height:63px\"></span></div></div></div>"
            },
            "attachments": [],
            "mentions": [],
            "reactions": []
        }
    ]
}