Update an item in a list

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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

Update the properties on a listItem.


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

HTTP request

PATCH /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}/fields

Optional request headers

Name Value Description
if-match etag If this request header is included and the eTag provided does not match the current eTag on the item, a 412 Precondition Failed response is returned and the item will not be updated.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a fieldValueSet specifying the fields to update.


Here is an example that updates the Color and Quantity fields of the list item with new values. All other values on the listItem are left alone.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}/fields
Content-Type: application/json

    "Color": "Fuchsia",
    "Quantity": 934


If successful, this method returns a fieldValueSet in the response body for the updated list item.

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

  "Name": "Widget",
  "Color": "Fuchsia",
  "Quantity": 934