Get printer

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Important

Microsoft is offering usage of the cloud printing APIs to manage Universal Print at no charge and there are no foreseeable plans to charge for the use of these APIs.

Retrieve the properties and relationships of a printer object.

Permissions

One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

To use the Universal Print service, the user or app's tenant must have an active Universal Print subscription, in addition to the permissions listed in the following table. The signed in user must be a Printer Administrator.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Printer.Read.All, Printer.ReadWrite.All, Printer.FullControl.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not Supported.
Application Printer.Read.All, Printer.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /print/printers/{id}
GET /print/shares/{id}/printer

Optional query parameters

This method supports some of the OData query parameters, including $select and $expand, to help customize the response. For example:

GET /print/printers/{id}?$select=id,displayName,capabilities

For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a printer object in the response body. By default, the response will not contain printerCapabilities. To get printerCapabilities, use the $select query parameter.

Examples

Example 1: Get a printer

Request

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/print/printers/{printerId}

Response

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#print/printers/$entity",
  "id": "016b5565-3bbf-4067-b9ff-4d68167eb1a6",
  "displayName": "PrinterName",
  "manufacturer": "PrinterManufacturer",
  "model": "PrinterModel",
  "isShared": true,
  "registeredDateTime": "2020-02-04T00:00:00.0000000Z",
  "isAcceptingJobs": true,
  "status": {
    "state": "stopped",
    "details": [
      "disconnected"
    ],
    "description": ""
  },
  "defaults": {
    "copiesPerJob": 1,
    "finishings": [
      "none"
    ],
    "mediaColor": "Unknown",
    "mediaType": "stationery",
    "mediaSize": "North America Letter",
    "pagesPerSheet": 1,
    "orientation": "portrait",
    "outputBin": "auto",
    "inputBin": "auto",
    "contentType": "application/oxps",
    "fitPdfToPage": false,
    "multipageLayout": null,
    "colorMode": "color",
    "quality": "medium",
    "duplexMode": "oneSided",
    "dpi": 600,
    "scaling": null
  },
  "location": {
    "latitude": 1.1,
    "longitude": 2.2,
    "altitudeInMeters": 3,
    "streetAddress": "One Microsoft Way",
    "subUnit": [
      "Main Plaza",
      "Unit 400"
    ],
    "city": "Redmond",
    "postalCode": "98052",
    "countryOrRegion": "USA",
    "site": "Puget Sound",
    "building": "Studio E",
    "floor": "1",
    "floorDescription": "First Floor",
    "roomName": "1234",
    "roomDescription": "First floor copy room",
    "organization": [
      "C+AI",
      "Microsoft Graph"
    ],
    "subdivision": [
      "King County",
      "Red West"
    ],
    "stateOrProvince": "Washington"
  }
}

Example 2: Get a printer and its capabilities

Request

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/print/printers/{printerId}?$select=id,displayName,capabilities

Response

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#print/printers/$entity",
  "id": "016b5565-3bbf-4067-b9ff-4d68167eb1a6",
  "displayName": "PrinterName",
  "capabilities": {
    "isColorPrintingSupported": true,
    "supportsFitPdfToPage": false,
    "contentTypes": [
      "application/pdf",
      "image/pwg-raster",
      "application/PCLm"
    ],
    "isPageRangeSupported": false,
    "qualities": [
      "medium"
    ],
    "dpis": [
      600
    ],
    "duplexModes": [
      "oneSided",
      "flipOnLongEdge",
      "flipOnShortEdge"
    ],
    "finishings": [
      "none"
    ],
    "mediaTypes": [
      "stationery"
    ],
    "mediaSizes": [
      "North America Letter"
    ],
    "outputBins": [
      "tray-1"
    ],
    "colorModes": [
      "grayscale",
      "color"
    ],
    "inputBins": [
      "tray-1"
    ],
    "collation": true,
    "scalings": [
      "fill"
    ],
    "copiesPerJob": {
      "start": 1,
      "end": 38
    }
  }
}