I have found a couple blogs indicating that the Graph API uses the REST API, which would imply that the same 5000 item limit applies. But I cannot find any official Microsoft documentation identifying the limit.

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In short, YES!

The Microsoft Graph is a RESTful web API that runs into the 5000 item limits.

  • Thanks @Mohamed! So, the limitation is because of the RESTful-ness? I was under the impression that it was an extension of the SharePoint view threshold of 5000...
    – Tracy
    Nov 2, 2018 at 15:11

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