Download a list of users in Azure Active Directory portal

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, supports bulk user list download operations.

Required permissions

Both admin and non-admin users can download user lists.

To download a list of users

  1. Sign in to your Azure AD organization.

  2. Navigate to Azure Active Directory > Users.

  3. In Azure AD, select Users > Download users. By default, all user profiles are exported.

  4. On the Download users page, select Start to receive a CSV file listing user profile properties. If there are errors, you can download and view the results file on the Bulk operation results page. The file contains the reason for each error.

    Select where you want the list the users you want to download


The download file will contain the filtered list of users based on the scope of the filters applied.

The following user attributes are included:

  • userPrincipalName
  • displayName
  • surname
  • mail
  • givenName
  • objectId
  • userType
  • jobTitle
  • department
  • accountEnabled
  • usageLocation
  • streetAddress
  • state
  • country
  • physicalDeliveryOfficeName
  • city
  • postalCode
  • telephoneNumber
  • mobile
  • authenticationAlternativePhoneNumber
  • authenticationEmail
  • alternateEmailAddress
  • ageGroup
  • consentProvidedForMinor
  • legalAgeGroupClassification

Check status

You can see the status of your pending bulk requests in the Bulk operation results page.

Check status in the Bulk Operations Results page.

Bulk download service limits

Each bulk activity to export a list of users can run for up to one hour. This pace enables export and download of a list of up to 500,000 users.

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