Add owner

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Add an owner to an application by posting to the owners collection.


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) Application.ReadWrite.All and Directory.Read.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Application.ReadWrite.OwnedBy and Directory.Read.All, Application.ReadWrite.All and Directory.Read.All

Note: Application.ReadWrite.OwnedBy will not be sufficient to add another owner. Consent also to Application.ReadWrite.All.

HTTP request

POST /applications/{id}/owners/$ref

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the identifier of the directory object to be assigned as owner.


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



The following example shows the request.

Content-type: application/json

    "": "{id}"


The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content