permission: revokeGrants

Namespace: microsoft.graph


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.

Revoke access to a listItem or driveItem granted via a sharing link by removing the specified recipient from the link.

Note: This functionality is only available for sharing links scoped to users.

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

HTTP request

POST /drives/{drive-id}/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}/revokeGrants
POST /groups/{group-id}/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}/revokeGrants
POST /me/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}/revokeGrants
POST /sites/{site-id}/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}/revokeGrants
POST /sites/{site-id}/lists/{list-id}/items/{listItem-id}/driveItem/permissions/{perm-id}/revokeGrants
POST /users/{user-id}/drive/items/{item-id}/permissions/{perm-id}/revokeGrants

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply JSON representation of the parameters.

The following table shows the parameters that can be used with this action.

Parameter Type Description
grantees driveRecipient collection A collection of recipients who will be revoked access to the sharing link.


If successful, this action returns a 200 OK response code and a permission in the response body.



Content-Type: application/json

  "grantees": [
      "email": ""


If successful, this method returns a Permission resource in the response body that represents the updated state of the sharing link.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

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

  "id": "123ABC",
  "roles": ["write"],
  "link": {
    "type": "edit",
    "scope": "users",
    "webUrl": "",
    "application": {
      "id": "1234",
      "displayName": "Sample Application"