Get filesFolder

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Get the metadata for the location where the files of a channel are stored.


Some special characters in the channel name will cause this API to return an error. For details, see Known issues.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Files.Read.All Files.Read, Files.ReadWrite, Files.ReadWrite.All, Group.Read.All, Group.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Files.Read Files.Read.All, Files.ReadWrite, Files.ReadWrite.All
Application Files.Read.All File.Read.Group, Files.ReadWrite.All, Group.Read.All, Group.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Read.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All


The Group.Read.All and Group.ReadWrite.All permissions are supported only for backward compatibility. We recommend that you update your solutions to use an alternative permission listed in the previous table and avoid using these permissions going forward.

HTTP request

GET /teams/{id}/channels/{id}/filesFolder

Optional query parameters

This method doesn't support the OData query parameters to customize the response.

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


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



The following example shows a request.



The following example shows the response.

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

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

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#teams('32e3b156-66b2-4135-9aeb-73295a35a55b')/channels('')/filesFolder/$entity",
    "createdDateTime": "0001-01-01T00:00:00Z",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2020-01-23T18:47:13Z",
    "name": "Documentation Planning",
    "webUrl": "",
    "size": 2374080,
    "parentReference": {
        "driveId": "b!2SInBlQrN0K8-GXMy9qNsPtI5ScW8C5IlZtycoy6ZpJZRRtgE4qVTrE8wrvL0-hd",
        "driveType": "documentLibrary"
    "fileSystemInfo": {
        "createdDateTime": "2020-01-23T18:47:12Z",
        "lastModifiedDateTime": "2020-01-23T18:47:13Z"
    "folder": {
        "childCount": 7