Create notebook

Create a new OneNote notebook.

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) Notes.Create, Notes.ReadWrite, Notes.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Notes.Create, Notes.ReadWrite
Application Notes.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /me/onenote/notebooks
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/onenote/notebooks
POST /groups/{id}/onenote/notebooks
POST /sites/{id}/onenote/notebooks

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type string application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a name for the notebook.

Notebook names must be unique. The name cannot contain more than 128 characters or contain the following characters: ?*/:<>|'"

Response

If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and the new notebook object in the response body.

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/onenote/notebooks
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 30

{
  "displayName": "Notebook name"
}
Response

Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here is truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 284

{
  "isDefault": true,
  "userRole": {
  },
  "isShared": true,
  "sectionsUrl": "sectionsUrl-value",
  "sectionGroupsUrl": "sectionGroupsUrl-value",
  "links": {
    "oneNoteClientUrl": {
      "href": "href-value"
    },
    "oneNoteWebUrl": {
      "href": "href-value"
    }
  }
}