List sections

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve a list of onenoteSection objects from the specified notebook.

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) Notes.Create Notes.Read, Notes.Read.All, Notes.ReadWrite, Notes.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Notes.Create Notes.Read, Notes.ReadWrite
Application Notes.Read.All Notes.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

GET /me/onenote/notebooks/{id}/sections
GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/onenote/notebooks/{id}/sections
GET /groups/{id}/onenote/notebooks/{id}/sections
GET /sites/{id}/onenote/notebooks/{id}/sections

Optional query parameters

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

The default sort order is name asc.

The default query expands parentNotebook and selects its id, displayName, and self properties. Valid expand values for sections are parentNotebook and parentSectionGroup.

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.
Accept string application/json

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of onenoteSection objects in the response body.



Here's an example of the request.


Here's an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here's truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

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

  "value": [
      "isDefault": true,
      "pagesUrl": "pagesUrl-value",
      "displayName": "name-value",
      "createdBy": {
        "user": {
          "id": "id-value",
          "displayName": "displayName-value"
      "lastModifiedBy": {
        "user": {
          "id": "id-value",
          "displayName": "displayName-value"