Update deviceCategory

Note: Using the Microsoft Graph APIs to configure Intune controls and policies still requires that the Intune service is correctly licensed by the customer.

Update the properties of a 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 and
    Device Management
DeviceManagementManagedDevices.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP Request

PATCH /deviceManagement/deviceCategories/{deviceCategoryId}
PATCH /deviceManagement/detectedApps/{detectedAppId}/managedDevices/{managedDeviceId}/deviceCategory

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 200 OK response code and an updated deviceCategory object in the response body.

Example

Request

Here are examples of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/deviceManagement/deviceCategories/{deviceCategoryId}
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 82

{
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "description": "Description value"
}

PATCH /deviceManagement/deviceManagementScripts/{deviceManagementScriptId}/deviceRunStates/{deviceManagementScriptDeviceStateId}/managedDevice/deviceCategory

Response

Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. Response properties will vary according to context.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
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"
}