Get baseTask (deprecated)

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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The to-do API set built on baseTask is deprecated as of May 31, 2022, and will stop returning data on August 31, 2022. Please use the API set built on todoTask.

Read the properties and relationships of a baseTask object.


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) Tasks.Read, Tasks.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Tasks.Read, Tasks.ReadWrite
Application Not supported

HTTP request

GET /me/tasks/lists/{baseTaskListId}/tasks/{baseTaskId}
GET /users/{userId|userPrincipalName}/tasks/lists/{baseTaskListId}/tasks/{baseTaskId}

GET /me/tasks/alltasks/{baseTaskId}
GET /users/{userId|userPrincipalName}/tasks/alltasks/{baseTaskId}

Optional query parameters

This method supports some of the OData query parameters to help customize the response. 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.


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





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

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#users('43e9e4fb-be9f-4ee4-b879-59688955ed54')/tasks/lists('AAMkAGVjMzJmMWZjLTgyYjgtNGIyNi1hOGQ0LWRjMjNmMGRmOWNiYQAuAAAAAAAboFsPFj7gQpLAt-6oC2JgAQCQ47jE5P--SoVECqTdM17RAAAB4mDIAAA%3D')/tasks/$entity",
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.task",
    "@odata.etag": "W/\"kOO4xOT//0qFRAqk3TNe0QAAAymRCA==\"",
    "importance": "normal",
    "status": "notStarted",
    "displayName": "T1",
    "createdDateTime": "2021-11-15T13:16:53.0831814Z",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2021-11-15T13:17:24.9876101Z",
    "id": "AAkALgAAAAAAHYQDEapmEc2byACqAC-EWg0AkOO4xOT--0qFRAqk3TNe0QAAAy35RwAA",
    "textBody":  "",
    "parentList": {