Create device

Important

APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Create a new device.

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) Directory.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Directory.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /devices

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

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

Since the device resource supports extensions, you can use the POST operation and add custom properties with your own data to the device instance while creating it.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/devices
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 364

{
  "accountEnabled": true,
  "alternativeSecurityIds": [
    {
      "type": 99,
      "identityProvider": "identityProvider-value",
      "key": "base64Y3YxN2E1MWFlYw=="
    }
  ],
  "approximateLastSignInDateTime": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z",
  "deviceId": "deviceId-value",
  "deviceMetadata": "deviceMetadata-value",
  "deviceVersion": 99
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of device 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: 364

{
  "accountEnabled": true,
  "alternativeSecurityIds": [
    {
      "type": 99,
      "identityProvider": "identityProvider-value",
      "key": "base64Y3YxN2E1MWFlYw=="
    }
  ],
  "approximateLastSignInDateTime": "2016-10-19T10:37:00Z",
  "deviceId": "deviceId-value",
  "deviceMetadata": "deviceMetadata-value",
  "deviceVersion": 99
}

See also