Delete a sharing permission from a file or folder

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

Remove access to a DriveItem.

Only sharing permissions that are not inherited can be deleted. The inheritedFrom property must be null.

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) Files.ReadWrite, Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Files.ReadWrite, Files.ReadWrite.All
Application Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

DELETE /drives/{drive-id}/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}
DELETE /groups/{group-id}/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}
DELETE /me/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}
DELETE /sites/{site-id}/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}
DELETE /users/{user-id}/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}

Optional request headers

Name Type Description
if-match string If this request header is included and the eTag (or cTag) provided does not match the current tag on the item, a 412 Precondition Failed response is returned and the item will not be deleted.

Response

If successful, this method returns 204 No Content response code.

Example

This example removes the permission identified as {perm-id} from the item {item-id} in the current user's OneDrive.

DELETE https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/drive/root/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}

Response

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

Remarks

  • Drives with a driveType of personal (OneDrive Personal) cannot create or modify permissions on the root DriveItem.