message: createReply

Create a draft of the reply to the specified message. You can then update the draft to add reply content to the body or change other message properties, or, simply send the draft.

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

HTTP request

POST /me/messages/{id}/createReply
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/messages/{id}/createReply
POST /me/mailFolders/{id}/messages/{id}/createReply
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/messages/{id}/createReply

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 201 Created response code and Message object in the response body.

Example

Here is an example of how to call this API.

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/messages/{id}/createReply
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/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 248

{
  "receivedDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "sentDateTime": "datetime-value",
  "hasAttachments": true,
  "subject": "subject-value",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "",
    "content": "content-value"
  },
  "bodyPreview": "bodyPreview-value"
}