printJob: start

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Submits the print job to the associated printer or printerShare. It will be printed after any existing pending jobs are completed, aborted, or canceled.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

In addition to the following permissions, the user or app's tenant must have an active Universal Print subscription and have a permission that grants Get printer or Get printerShare depending upon whether printer or printerShare is being used.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) PrintJob.Create, PrintJob.ReadWriteBasic, PrintJob.ReadWrite, PrintJob.ReadWriteBasic.All, PrintJob.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not Supported.
Application Not Supported. 

HTTP request

POST /print/shares/{printerShareId}/jobs/{printJobId}/start

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 a printJobStatus object in the body.





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

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

    "state": "processing",
    "description": "The print job is currently being processed.",
    "isAcquiredByPrinter": false,
    "details": ["interpreting"]