Remove accessReview reviewer (deprecated)

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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This version of the access review API is deprecated and will stop returning data on May 19, 2023. Please use access reviews API.

In the Azure AD access reviews feature, update an existing accessReview object to remove a user as a reviewer. This operation is only permitted for an access review that is not yet completed, and only for an access review where the reviewers are explicitly specified. This operation is not permitted for an access review in which users review their own access, and not intended for an access review in which the group owners are assigned as the reviewers.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) AccessReview.ReadWrite.Membership, AccessReview.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application AccessReview.ReadWrite.Membership

HTTP request

DELETE /accessReviews/{reviewId}/reviewers/{userId}

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

No request body should be supplied.


If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code.


This is an example of updating a one-time (not reoccurring) access review to remove an unnecessary reviewer.


In the request URL, supply the id of the accessReview object and then the id of the user object.


HTTP/1.1 204 No content