driveItem: checkin

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Check in a checked out driveItem resource, which makes the version of the document available to others.

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.ReadWrite Files.ReadWrite.All, Sites.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Files.ReadWrite Files.ReadWrite.All
Application Files.ReadWrite.All Sites.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /drives/{driveId}/items/{itemId}/checkin
POST /groups/{groupId}/drive/items/{itemId}/checkin
POST /me/drive/items/{item-id}/checkin
POST /sites/{siteId}/drive/items/{itemId}/checkin
POST /users/{userId}/drive/items/{itemId}/checkin

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with the following parameters.

Name Value Description
checkInAs string Optional. The status of the document after the check-in operation is complete. Can be published or unspecified.
comment string A check-in comment that is associated with the version.


If successful, the API call returns 204 No content.


This example checks in a file identified by {item-id}.


POST /drives/{drive-id}/items/{item-id}/checkin
Content-Type: application/json

  "comment": "Updating the latest guidelines"


HTTP/1.1 204 No content