Create managedEBookCategory

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Important: Microsoft Graph APIs under the /beta version are subject to change; production use is not supported.

Note: The Microsoft Graph API for Intune requires an active Intune license for the tenant.

Create a new managedEBookCategory 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) DeviceManagementApps.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application DeviceManagementApps.ReadWrite.All

HTTP Request

POST /deviceAppManagement/managedEBookCategories
POST /deviceAppManagement/managedEBooks/{managedEBookId}/categories

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer <token> Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation for the managedEBookCategory object.

The following table shows the properties that are required when you create the managedEBookCategory.

Property Type Description
id String The key of the entity.
displayName String The name of the eBook category.
lastModifiedDateTime DateTimeOffset The date and time the ManagedEBookCategory was last modified.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a managedEBookCategory object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 102

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.managedEBookCategory",
  "displayName": "Display Name value"


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/1.1 201 Created
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 215

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.managedEBookCategory",
  "id": "3c71fb14-fb14-3c71-14fb-713c14fb713c",
  "displayName": "Display Name value",
  "lastModifiedDateTime": "2017-01-01T00:00:35.1329464-08:00"