Get taskFileAttachment

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Read the properties and relationships of a taskFileAttachment object.

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) Tasks.Read Tasks.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Tasks.Read Tasks.ReadWrite
Application Tasks.Read.All Tasks.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

To get a file attached to a todoTask:

GET /me/todo/lists/{id}/tasks/{id}/attachments/{id}
GET /users/{id}/todo/lists/{id}/tasks/{id}/attachments/{id}

To get the raw contents of a file attachment (the content type is based on the original content type of the file):

GET /me/todo/lists/{id}/tasks/{id}/attachments/{id}/$value
GET /users/{id}/todo/lists/{id}/tasks/{id}/attachments/{id}/$value

Optional query parameters

This method supports some of the OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a taskFileAttachment object in the response body.



The following is an example of 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.taskFileAttachment",
    "id": "AAMkAGUzY5QKjAAABEgAQAMkpJI_X-LBFgvrv1PlZYd8=",
    "lastModifiedDateTime": "2021-04-02T03:41:29Z",
    "name": "Q1 Planning.docx",
    "contentType": "application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document",
    "size": 29068,
    "contentBytes": "UEsDBBQABgAIAAAAIQ4AAAAA"