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MoveItemType Class

The MoveItemType class represents an operation to move items in a mailbox.

Namespace:  ExchangeWebServices
Assembly:  EWS (in EWS.dll)

public class MoveItemType : BaseMoveCopyItemType

The item identifier of the new item is returned in the response message (MoveItemResponseType). An item identifier is not returned in a response for a cross-mailbox or mailbox to public folder MoveItem Operation.

The following example shows how to move two items to the Deleted Items default folder.

static void MoveItem(ExchangeServiceBinding esb)
    // Identify the items to move.
    ItemIdType item1 = new ItemIdType();
    ItemIdType item2 = new ItemIdType();
    item1.Id = "AAAlAE1";
    item2.Id = "AAAlAE2";
    ItemIdType[] items = new ItemIdType[2] { item1, item2 };

    // Identify the destination folder.
    DistinguishedFolderIdType destFolder = new DistinguishedFolderIdType();
    destFolder.Id = DistinguishedFolderIdNameType.deleteditems;

    // Form the move request.
    MoveItemType request = new MoveItemType();
    request.ItemIds = items;
    request.ToFolderId = new TargetFolderIdType();
    request.ToFolderId.Item = destFolder;

        // Send the request and get the response.
        MoveItemResponseType response = esb.MoveItem(request);
        ArrayOfResponseMessagesType aormt = response.ResponseMessages;
        ResponseMessageType[] rmta = aormt.Items;

        foreach (ResponseMessageType rmt in rmta)
            if (rmt.ResponseClass == ResponseClassType.Error)
                throw new Exception("Item move failed.");
    catch (Exception e)

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.