Convert File Into ListItem And ListItem Into File Using Microsoft Graph

In the modern technology world, Microsoft Graph API comes with a name of Unified API development model for accessing all services across the Microsoft Cloud. Hence the Microsoft Graph also comes with the converting endpoints of List Item to File and Vice versa.

Most SharePoint developers frequently face a requirement to convert a SharePoint List Item into File Object and a File Object into List Item.

In the modern technology world, Microsoft Graph API comes with a name of unified API development model for accessing all the services across the Microsoft Cloud. Hence, Microsoft Graph also comes with the converting endpoints of List Item into the file and vice-versa.

Convert File Object into SharePoint List Item

Format

https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/sites/root/drives/{drive-id}/list/items/{item-id}

drive-id => Id of the Document Library / Folder
item-id => Item Id of the folder

Example

https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/sites/root/drives/b!ODjN7qUxPU-9TdItTXITu2l03od4f6FPteQYQ3-WZMsqHNVFZWLmT65vzttLdpDe/list/items/10

Convert List Item to File

Format

https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/sites/root/lists/{list-id}/items/{item-id}/driveitem

list-id => SharePoint List ID
item-id => Item Id from the List. If the List Item is not a file, it returns the error response.

Example

https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/sites/root/lists/45d51c2a-6265-4fe6-ae6f-cedb4b7690de/items/10/driveitem

Use the Microsoft Graph Explorer to test the EndPoint and the response.