Update mailFolder

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 of mailFolder object.


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

HTTP request

PATCH /me/mailFolders/{id}
PATCH /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance you shouldn't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
displayName String The mailFolder's display name.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and updated mailFolder object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/mailFolders/AAMkAGVmMDEzM
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 159

  "displayName": "displayName-value",


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
Content-length: 179

    "id": "AAMkAGVmMDEzM",
    "displayName": "displayName-value",
    "parentFolderId": "AAMkAGVmMDEzI",
    "childFolderCount": 2,
    "unreadItemCount": 59,
    "totalItemCount": 60,
    "wellKnownName": "inbox"