Create ContactFolder

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Create a new contactFolder as a child of a specified folder.

You can also create a new contactFolder under the user's default contact folder.


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 /me/contactFolders/{id}/childFolders
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/contactFolders/{id}/childFolders

Request headers

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

Request body

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


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



Here is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json

  "displayName": "Family"

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


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

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

  "displayName": "Family",