Update message

Update the properties of message object.

Prerequisites

One of the following scopes is required to execute this API: Mail.ReadWrite

HTTP request

PATCH /me/messages/{id}
PATCH /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/messages/{id}
PATCH /me/mailFolders/{id}/messages/{id}
PATCH /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/messages/{id}

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer . Required.
Content-Type string Nature of the data in the body of an entity. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance you shouldn't include existing values that haven't changed. Writable/Updatable properties are

Property Type Description
bccRecipients Recipient The Bcc recipients for the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
categories String collection The categories associated with the message.
ccRecipients Recipient collection The Cc recipients for the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
from Recipient The mailbox owner and sender of the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
importance String The importance of the message. Possible values are: Low, Normal, High.
inferenceClassification String The classification of the message for the user, based on inferred relevance or importance, or on an explicit override. Possible values are: focused or other.
internetMessageId String The message ID in the format specified by RFC2822. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
isRead Boolean Indicates whether the message has been read.
replyTo Recipient collection The email addresses to use when replying. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
sender Recipient The account that is actually used to generate the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
toRecipients Recipient collection The To recipients for the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
body ItemBody The body of the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.
isDeliveryReceiptRequested Boolean Indicates whether a read receipt is requested for the message.
isReadReceiptRequested Boolean Indicates whether a read receipt is requested for the message.
subject String The subject of the message. Updatable only if IsDraft = true.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and updated message object in the response body.

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/messages/{id}
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 248

{
  "subject": "subject-value",
  "body": {
    "contentType": "",
    "content": "content-value"
  },
  "inferenceClassification": "other"
}
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",
  "inferenceClassification": "other"
}