Update browserSite

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Update the properties of a browserSite object.

This API is supported in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


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) BrowserSiteLists.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application BrowserSiteLists.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

PATCH /admin/edge/internetExplorerMode/siteLists/{browserSiteListId}/sites/{browserSiteId}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply only the values for properties that should be updated. Existing properties that aren't included in the request body maintains their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values.

The following table specifies the properties that can be updated.

Property Type Description
allowRedirect Boolean Controls the behavior of redirected sites. If true, indicates that the site will open in Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge even if the site is navigated to as part of a HTTP or meta refresh redirection chain.
comment String The comment for the site.
compatibilityMode browserSiteCompatibilityMode Controls what compatibility setting is used for specific sites or domains. The possible values are: default, internetExplorer8Enterprise, internetExplorer7Enterprise, internetExplorer11, internetExplorer10, internetExplorer9, internetExplorer8, internetExplorer7, internetExplorer5, unknownFutureValue.
mergeType browserSiteMergeType The merge type of the site. The possible values are: noMerge, default, unknownFutureValue.
targetEnvironment browserSiteTargetEnvironment The target environment that the site should open in. The possible values are: internetExplorerMode, internetExplorer11, microsoftEdge, configurable, none, unknownFutureValue.

Prior to June 15, 2022, the internetExplorer11 option would allow opening a site in the Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) desktop application. Following the retirement of IE11 on June 15, 2022, the internetExplorer11 option will no longer open an IE11 window and will instead behave the same as the internetExplorerMode option.
webUrl String The URL of the site.


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



The following is an example of a request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/admin/edge/internetExplorerMode/siteLists/972a5778-df43-45fd-9c2a-5dd944c7a1ce/sites/7cf831d2-8a9b-4826-b120-911566f6fd6a
Content-Type: application/json
Content-length: 387

    "webUrl": "www.microsoft.com",
    "targetEnvironment": "microsoftEdge",
    "mergeType": "default",
    "compatibilityMode": "default",
    "allowRedirect": false,
    "comment": "Updating to Edge."


The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content