Delete mailFolder

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Delete the specified mailFolder. The folder can be a mailSearchFolder.

You can specify a mail folder by its folder ID, or by its well-known folder name, if one exists.

Note You may not be able to delete items in the recoverable items deletions folder (represented by the well-known folder name recoverableitemsdeletions). See Deleted item retention and Clean up deleted items for more information.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

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


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) Mail.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Mail.ReadWrite
Application Mail.ReadWrite

HTTP request

DELETE /me/mailFolders/{id}
DELETE /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns 204 No Content response code. It doesn't return anything in the response body.



Here's an example of a request.



Here's an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content