Update identityProvider (deprecated)

Namespace: microsoft.graph


This identity provider API is deprecated and will stop returning data after March, 2023. Please use the new identity provider API.

Update properties in an existing identityProvider.

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

The work or school account must be a global administrator of the tenant.

HTTP request

PATCH /identityProviders/{id}

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, provide a JSON object with one or more properties that need to be updated.

Property Type Description
clientId String The client ID for the application. This is the client ID obtained when registering the application with the identity provider.
clientSecret String The client secret for the application. This is the client secret obtained when registering the application with the identity provider.
name String The display name of the identity provider.


If successful, this method returns 204 No Content response code. If unsuccessful, a 4xx error will be returned with specific details.


The following example updates the definition of the token lifetime identityProvider and sets it as the organization default.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/identityProviders/Amazon-OAuth
Content-type: application/json

    "clientSecret": "1111111111111"
HTTP/1.1 204 No Content