Create linkedResource

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Create a linkedResource object to associate a specified task with an item in a partner application. For example, you can associate a task with an email item in Outlook that spurred the task, and you can create a linkedResource object to track its association.

You can also create a linkedResource object while creating a task.


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

HTTP request

POST /me/todo/lists/{todoTaskListId}/tasks/{taskId}/linkedResources
POST /users/{id|userPrincipalName}/todo/lists/{todoTaskListId}/tasks/{taskId}/linkedResources

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the linkedResource object.

The following table shows the properties that are required when you create the linkedResource.

Property Type Description
id String Server generated Id for the linked entity Inherited from entity
webUrl String Deeplink to the linked entity
applicationName String Field indicating app name of the source that is sending the linked entity
displayName String Field indicating title of the linked entity.
externalId String Id of the object that is associated with this task on the third-party/partner system


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a linkedResource object in the response body.



Content-Type: application/json

  "webUrl": "",
  "applicationName": "Microsoft",
  "displayName": "Microsoft",
  "externalId": "dk9cddce2-dce2-f9dd-e2dc-cdf9e2dccdf9"


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

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-Type: application/json

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.linkedResource",
  "id": "f9cddce2-dce2-f9cd-e2dc-cdf9e2dccdf9",
  "webUrl": "http:://",
  "applicationName": "Microsoft",
  "displayName": "Microsoft",
  "externalId": "dk9cddce2-dce2-f9dd-e2dc-cdf9e2dccdf9"