message: move

Move a message to a folder. This creates a new copy of the message in the destination folder and removes the original message.

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

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
destinationId String The destination folder ID, or a well-known folder name. For a list of supported well-known folder names, see mailFolder resource type.

Response

If successful, this method returns 201 Created response code and a message resource in the response body.

Example

Here is an example of how to call this API.

Request

The following request moves the specified message to the Deleted Items folder, identified by its well-known folder name deleteditems.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/messages/AAMkADhAAATs28OAAA=/move
Content-type: application/json

{
  "destinationId": "deleteditems"
}
Response

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

{
    "@odata.context":"https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#message",
    "@odata.type":"#microsoft.graph.message",
    "@odata.etag":"W/\"FwAAABYAAAC4ofQHEIqCSbQPot83AFcbAAAW/0tB\"",
    "id":"AAMkADhAAAW-VPeAAA=",
    "createdDateTime":"2018-08-12T08:43:22Z",
    "lastModifiedDateTime":"2018-08-15T19:47:54Z",
    "changeKey":"FwAAABYAAAC4ofQHEIqCSbQPot83AFcbAAAW/0tB",
    "categories":[

    ],
    "receivedDateTime":"2018-08-12T08:43:22Z",
    "sentDateTime":"2018-08-12T08:43:20Z",
    "hasAttachments":false,
    "internetMessageId":"<00535324-5988-4b6a-b9af-d44cf2d0b691@MWHPR2201MB1022.namprd22.prod.outlook.com>",
    "subject":"Undeliverable: Meet for lunch?",
    "bodyPreview":"Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups:\r\n\r\nfannyd@contoso.onmicrosoft.com (fannyd@contoso.onmicrosoft.com)\r\nYour message couldn't be delivered. Despite repeated attempts to deliver your message, querying the Domain Name System (DNS) for the rec",
    "importance":"normal",
    "parentFolderId":"AAMkADhAAAAAAEKAAA=",
    "conversationId":"AAQkADhJzfbkARFhe5kKhjihSA=",
    "isDeliveryReceiptRequested":null,
    "isReadReceiptRequested":false,
    "isRead":false,
    "isDraft":false,
    "webLink":"https://outlook.office365.com/owa/?ItemID=AAMkADhAAAW%2FVPeAAA%3D&exvsurl=1&viewmodel=ReadMessageItem",
    "inferenceClassification":"focused",
    "body":{
        "contentType":"html",
        "content":"<html></html>"
    },
    "sender":{
        "emailAddress":{
            "name":"Microsoft Outlook",
            "address":"MicrosoftExchange329e71ec88ae4615bbc36ab6ce41109e@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
        }
    },
    "from":{
        "emailAddress":{
            "name":"Microsoft Outlook",
            "address":"MicrosoftExchange329e71ec88ae4615bbc36ab6ce41109e@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
        }
    },
    "toRecipients":[
        {
            "emailAddress":{
                "name":"fannyd@contoso.onmicrosoft.com",
                "address":"fannyd@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
            }
        },
        {
            "emailAddress":{
                "name":"danas@contoso.onmicrosoft.com",
                "address":"danas@contoso.onmicrosoft.com"
            }
        }
    ],
    "ccRecipients":[

    ],
    "bccRecipients":[

    ],
    "replyTo":[

    ],
    "flag":{
        "flagStatus":"notFlagged"
    }
}