Create linkedResource

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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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 todoTask.

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

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. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

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

The following table lists 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"