List taskFolders (deprecated)

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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The Outlook tasks API is deprecated and will stop returning data on August 20, 2022. Please use the new To Do API. For more information, see To Do APIs in public preview.

Get all the Outlook task folders in the user's mailbox.


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) Tasks.Read
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Tasks.Read
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

GET /me/outlook/taskFolders
GET /users/{id|userPrincipalName}/outlook/taskFolders

Optional query parameters

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

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


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



Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

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

  "value": [
      "id": "AAMkADIyAAAAABrJAAA=",
      "changeKey": "hmM7Eb/jgEec8l3+gkJEawAAAAAeAA==",
      "isDefaultFolder": false,
      "name": "Monthly tasks",
      "parentGroupKey": "0006f0b7-0000-0000-c000-000000000046"
      "id": "AAMkADIyAAAAAAESAAA=",
      "changeKey": "hmM7Eb/jgEec8l3+gkJEawAAAAAAPA==",
      "isDefaultFolder": true,
      "name": "Tasks",
      "parentGroupKey": "0006f0b7-0000-0000-c000-000000000046"