Create calendar

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Create a new calendar for a user.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


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) Calendars.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Calendars.ReadWrite
Application Calendars.ReadWrite

HTTP request

POST /me/calendars
POST /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/calendars

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-Type application/json

Request body

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


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



The following example shows a request.

Content-type: application/json

  "name": "Volunteer"


The following example shows the response.

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

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

    "hexColor": "",
    "allowedOnlineMeetingProviders": [
    "defaultOnlineMeetingProvider": "teamsForBusiness",
    "isTallyingResponses": true,
    "isRemovable": false,
        "name":"Samantha Booth",