baseTask: move (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.

Move a baseTask object from one baseTaskList to another.


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

HTTP request

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

POST /me/tasks/alltasks/{baseTaskId}/move
POST /users/{userId|userPrincipalName}/tasks/alltasks/{baseTaskId}/move

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

In the request body, supply JSON representation of the parameters.

The following table shows the parameters that can be used with this action.

Parameter Type Description
destinationTaskListId String The baseTaskList where the baseTask object must be moved to.


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



Content-Type: application/json
Content-length: 41

  "destinationTaskListId": "AAMkAGVjMzJmMWZjLTgyYjgtNGIyNi1hOGQ0LWRjMjNmMGRmOWNiYQAuAAAAAAAboFsPFj7gQqFxG"


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

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

    "@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",
    "body": {
        "content": "",
        "contentType": "text"
    "parentList": {