List attachments

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve a list of attachment objects attached to a message.

This API is available 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.Read
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Mail.Read
Application Mail.Read

HTTP request

Attachments for a message in a user's mailbox.

GET /me/messages/{id}/attachments
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/messages/{id}/attachments

Attachments for a message contained in a top level mailFolder in a user's mailbox.

GET /me/mailFolders/{id}/messages/{id}/attachments
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/messages/{id}/attachments

Attachments for a message contained in a child folder of a mailFolder in a user's mailbox. The example below shows one level of nesting, but a message can be located in a child of a child and so on.

GET /me/mailFolders/{id}/childFolders/{id}/.../messages/{id}/attachments/{id}
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/mailFolders/{id}/childFolders/{id}/messages/{id}/attachments/{id}

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string 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 collection of Attachment objects 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

  "value": [
      "@odata.type": "microsoft.graph.fileAttachment",
      "contentType": "contentType-value",
      "contentLocation": "contentLocation-value",
      "contentBytes": "contentBytes-value",
      "contentId": "null",
      "lastModifiedDateTime": "datetime-value",
      "id": "id-value",
      "isInline": false,
      "name": "name-value",
      "size": 99