Create event

Important

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

Use this API to create a new event.

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) Group.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /groups/{id}/events
POST /groups/{id}/calendar/events

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

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

Response

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

Example

Request

The following is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/groups/01d4ee64-15ce-491e-bad1-b91aa3223df4/events
Content-type: application/json

{
  "subject": "Let's go for lunch",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "HTML",
    "content": "Does late morning work for you?"
  },
  "start": {
      "dateTime": "2019-06-15T12:00:00",
      "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
  },
  "end": {
      "dateTime": "2019-06-15T14:00:00",
      "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
  },
  "location":{
      "displayName":"Harry's Bar"
  },
  "attendees": [
    {
      "emailAddress": {
        "address":"adelev@contoso.onmicrosoft.com",
        "name": "Adele Vance"
      },
      "type": "required"
    }
  ]
}

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

Response

The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability. All the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

{
    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/$metadata#groups('01d4ee64-15ce-491e-bad1-b91aa3223df4')/events/$entity",
    "@odata.etag": "W/\"Na8DfbsBGUG8JeyvlwNi5wAAHMK0mg==\"",
    "id": "AAMkADZ_XA2LnAAAcwiSBAAA=",
    "createdDateTime": "2019-05-20T02:14:32.7419058Z",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2019-05-20T02:14:33.342409Z",
    "changeKey": "Na8DfbsBGUG8JeyvlwNi5wAAHMK0mg==",
    "categories": [],
    "originalStartTimeZone": "Pacific Standard Time",
    "originalEndTimeZone": "Pacific Standard Time",
    "uid": "040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000DE7664C3B10ED501000000000000000010000000EC2760BC8BC4AF4BAC1C9730C3E534AC",
    "reminderMinutesBeforeStart": 15,
    "isReminderOn": true,
    "hasAttachments": false,
    "subject": "Let's go for lunch",
    "bodyPreview": "Does late morning work for you?",
    "importance": "normal",
    "sensitivity": "normal",
    "isAllDay": false,
    "isCancelled": false,
    "isOrganizer": true,
    "responseRequested": true,
    "seriesMasterId": null,
    "showAs": "busy",
    "type": "singleInstance",
    "webLink": "https://outlook.office365.com/owa/?itemid=AAMkADZ%2BXA2LnAAAcwiSBAAA%3D&exvsurl=1&path=/calendar/item",
    "onlineMeetingUrl": null,
    "recurrence": null,
    "responseStatus": {
        "response": "organizer",
        "time": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z"
    },
    "body": {
        "contentType": "html",
        "content": "<html>\r\n<head>\r\n<meta http-equiv=\"Content-Type\" content=\"text/html; charset=utf-8\">\r\n<meta content=\"text/html; charset=us-ascii\">\r\n</head>\r\n<body>\r\nDoes late morning work for you?\r\n</body>\r\n</html>\r\n"
    },
    "start": {
        "dateTime": "2019-06-15T12:00:00.0000000",
        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
    },
    "end": {
        "dateTime": "2019-06-15T14:00:00.0000000",
        "timeZone": "Pacific Standard Time"
    },
    "location": {
        "displayName": "Harry's Bar",
        "locationType": "default",
        "uniqueId": "Harry's Bar",
        "uniqueIdType": "private"
    },
    "locations": [
        {
            "displayName": "Harry's Bar",
            "locationType": "default",
            "uniqueId": "Harry's Bar",
            "uniqueIdType": "private"
        }
    ],
    "attendees": [
        {
            "type": "required",
            "status": {
                "response": "none",
                "time": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z"
            },
            "emailAddress": {
                "name": "Adele Vance",
                "address": "adelev@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
            }
        }
    ],
    "organizer": {
        "emailAddress": {
            "name": "Retail",
            "address": "Retail@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
        }
    }
}