Update conversationMember

Namespace: microsoft.graph


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported. To determine whether an API is available in v1.0, use the Version selector.

Update the role of a conversationMember in a team. or channel.


On channels, this operation is only supported on channels with a channelMembershipType of private. Calls with any other channelMembershipType will return a 400 Bad Request response.

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 TeamMember.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All, Group.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All TeamMember.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All, Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

PATCH /teams/{id}/members/{id}
PATCH /teams/{id}/channels/{id}/members/{id}

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for the relevant fields to update. Existing properties that aren't included in the request body maintains their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance, don't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
roles string collection The roles for that user. Must be "owner" or empty. Guest users must always have role "guest" and cannot change.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a conversationMember object in the response body.



Here's an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/teams/{id}/channels/{id}/members/{id}
content-type: application/json
content-length: 26

  "roles": ["owner"]


Here's an example of the response.

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

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

  "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/$metadata#teams('ece6f0a1-7ca4-498b-be79-edf6c8fc4d82')/channels('19%3A56eb04e133944cf69e603c5dac2d292e%40thread.skype')/members/microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember/$entity",
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
  "id": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "roles": ["owner"],
  "displayName": "John Doe",
  "userId": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "email": null