Update baseTaskList (deprecated)

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.


The to-do API set built on baseTask is deprecated as of May 31, 2022, and will stop returning data on August 31, 2022. Please use the API set built on todoTask.

Update the properties of a baseTaskList object.


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.ReadWrite Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Tasks.ReadWrite Not available.
Application Not supported. Not supported.

HTTP request

PATCH /me/tasks/lists/{baseTaskListId}
PATCH /users/{userId|userPrincipalName}/tasks/lists/{baseTaskListId}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

In the request body, supply only the values for properties that should be updated. Existing properties that aren't included in the request body maintains their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values.

The following table specifies the properties that can be updated.

Property Type Description
displayName String Field indicating updated title of the task list.


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



PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/tasks/lists/AAMkAGVjMzJmMWZjLTgyYjgtNGIyNi1hOGQ0LWRjMjNmMGRmOWNiYQAuAAAAAAAboFs
Content-Type: application/json
Content-length: 82

    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.taskList",
    "displayName": "Travel Plan"


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

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

    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/$metadata#users('43e9e4fb-be9f-4ee4-b879-59688955ed54')/tasks/lists/$entity",
    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.taskList",
    "@odata.etag": "W/\"kOO4xOT//0qFRAqk3TNe0QAABCEf5w==\"",
    "displayName": "Travel Plan",