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Method: spaces.messages.update

Updates a message. There's a difference between the patch and update methods. The patch method uses a patch request while the update method uses a put request. We recommend using the patch method. For an example, see Update a message.

Requires authentication. Fully supports service account authentication and user authentication. User authentication. Requests authenticated with service accounts can only update messages created by the calling Chat app.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Resource name in the form spaces/*/messages/*.


Query parameters


string (FieldMask format)

Required. The field paths to update. Separate multiple values with commas.

Currently supported field paths:



Optional. If true and the message isn't found, a new message is created and updateMask is ignored. The specified message ID must be client-assigned or the request fails.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of Message.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Message.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.