Create deviceCategory

Note: The Microsoft Graph API for Intune requires an active Intune license for the tenant.

Create a new deviceCategory object.

Prerequisites

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 most to least privileged)
Delegated (work or school account)
    Onboarding DeviceManagementManaged Devices.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP Request

POST /deviceManagement/deviceCategories

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer <token> Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation for the deviceCategory object.

The following table shows the properties that are required when you create the deviceCategory.

Property Type Description
id String Unique identifier for the device category. Read-only.
Onboarding
displayName String Display name for the device category.
description String Optional description for the device category.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/deviceManagement/deviceCategories
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 135

{
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.deviceCategory",
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "description": "Description value"
}

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/1.1 201 Created
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 184

{
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.deviceCategory",
  "id": "f881b841-b841-f881-41b8-81f841b881f8",
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "description": "Description value"
}