Add conversationMember

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Add a conversationMember to a channel.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

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


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All Not available.
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All Not available.

HTTP request

POST /teams/{id}/channels/{id}/members

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

Include the following properties in the request body.

Property Type Description
roles string collection The roles for that user.
user user The user to add to the channel.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a conversationMember object in the response body.



The following example shows a request.

content-type: application/json
content-length: 26

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
  "roles": [],
  "user@odata.bind": ""


The following example shows the response.

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

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

  "@odata.context": "$metadata#teams('ece6f0a1-7ca4-498b-be79-edf6c8fc4d82')/channels('')/members/microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember/$entity",
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
  "id": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "roles": [],
  "displayName": "John Doe",
  "userId": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "email": null