List childFolders

Important

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

Get the folder collection under the specified folder. You can use the .../me/mailFolders shortcut to get the top-level folder collection and navigate to another folder.

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) Mail.Read, Mail.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Mail.Read, Mail.ReadWrite
Application Mail.Read, Mail.ReadWrite

HTTP request

GET /me/mailFolders/{id}/childFolders
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/childFolders

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

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

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and collection of mailFolder objects in the response body.

Examples

Example 1: List mail folders

Request

The following is an example of the request.

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/mailFolders/AAMkAGVmMDEzM/childFolders

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/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

{
  "value": [
    {
      "id": "AAMkAGVmMDEzA",
      "displayName": "Internal Screens",
      "parentFolderId": "AAMkAGVmMDEzM",
      "childFolderCount": 0,
      "unreadItemCount": 2,
      "totalItemCount": 2,
      "wellKnownName": null
    },
    {
      "id": "AAMkAGVmMDEzB",
      "displayName": "Project Falcon",
      "parentFolderId": "AAMkAGVmMDEzM",
      "childFolderCount": 0,
      "unreadItemCount": 5,
      "totalItemCount": 5,
      "wellKnownName": null
    },
    {
      "id": "AAMkAGVmMDEzMA",
      "displayName": "Finder",
      "parentFolderId": "AAMkAGVmMDEzM",
      "childFolderCount": 4,
      "unreadItemCount": 0,
      "totalItemCount": 0,
      "wellKnownName": "searchfolders"
    }
  ]
}

SDK sample code


GraphServiceClient graphClient = new GraphServiceClient( authProvider );

var childFolders = await graphClient.Me.MailFolders["AAMkAGVmMDEzM"].ChildFolders
	.Request()
	.GetAsync();

Read the SDK documentation for details on how to add the SDK to your project and create an authProvider instance.

Example 2: List mail search folders

Request

The following is an example of the request.

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/mailFolders/searchfolders/childFolders

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/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

{
  "value": [
    {
      "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.mailSearchFolder",
      "id": "AAMkAGE1NWMz",
      "displayName": "Get MyAnalytics",
      "parentFolderId": "AAMkAGE1NWMx",
      "childFolderCount": 0,
      "unreadItemCount": 6,
      "totalItemCount": 6,
      "wellKnownName": null,
      "isSupported": true,
      "filterQuery": "contains(subject, 'MyAnalytics')"
    },
    {
      "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.mailSearchFolder",
      "id": "AAMkAGE1NWMy",
      "displayName": "Action Required",
      "parentFolderId": "AAMkAGE1NWMx",
      "childFolderCount": 0,
      "unreadItemCount": 2,
      "totalItemCount": 4,
      "wellKnownName": null,
      "isSupported": true,
      "filterQuery": "contains(subject, 'ACTION REQUIRED')"
    }
  ]
}

SDK sample code


GraphServiceClient graphClient = new GraphServiceClient( authProvider );

var childFolders = await graphClient.Me.MailFolders["searchfolders"].ChildFolders
	.Request()
	.GetAsync();

Read the SDK documentation for details on how to add the SDK to your project and create an authProvider instance.