Get listItem

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Returns the metadata for an item in a list.

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) Sites.Read.All Sites.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Sites.Read.All Sites.ReadWrite.All, Sites.Manage.All

Note: The application permission Sites.Manage.All is required if the SharePoint list has content approval settings turned on. Otherwise, Microsoft Graph won't retrieve list items that have an approval status other than Approved.

HTTP request

Get a listItem

GET /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}

Get the column values of a listItem

GET /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}?expand=fields

Get specific column values of a listItem

GET /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}?expand=fields(select=Column1,Column2)

Optional query parameters

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

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {code}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


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





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

  "id": "5",
  "fields": {
    "Name": "Widget",
    "Color": "Blue",
    "Quantity": 2357