authenticationMethodsRoot: usersRegisteredByMethod

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Get the number of users registered for each authentication method.


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) AuditLog.Read.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

In order to access the API, one of the following roles is required:

  • Reports reader
  • Security reader
  • Security admin
  • Global reader
  • Global admin

HTTP request

GET /reports/authenticationMethods/usersRegisteredByMethod

Function parameters

The following table shows the parameters that can be used with this function.

Parameter Type Description
includedUserTypes includedUserTypes User type. Possible values are: all, member, guest.
includedUserRoles includedUserRoles User role type. Possible values are: all, privilegedAdmin, admin, user.

The value privilegedAdmin consists of the following privileged admin roles:

  • Global admin
  • Security admin
  • Conditional Access admin
  • Exchange admin
  • SharePoint admin
  • Helpdesk admin
  • Billing admin
  • User admin
  • Authentication admin

The value admin includes all Azure AD admin roles.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this function returns a 200 OK response code and a userRegistrationMethodSummary in the response body.





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

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json

	"@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.userRegistrationMethodSummary",
	"userTypes": "all",
	"userRoles": "all",
	"userRegistrationMethodCounts": [{
			"authenticationMethod": "password",
			"userCount": 12209
			"authenticationMethod": "windowsHelloForBusiness",
			"userCount": 223
			"authenticationMethod": "mobilePhone",
			"userCount": 4234