Delete identityProvider

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Delete an identity provider resource that is of the type specified by the id in the request.

Among the types of providers derived from identityProviderBase, you can currently delete a socialIdentityProvider resource in Microsoft Entra ID. In Azure AD B2C, this operation can currently delete a socialIdentityProvider, or an appleManagedIdentityProvider resource.

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 needs to belong to one of the following roles:

  • Global Administrator
  • External Identity Provider Administrator

HTTP request

DELETE /identity/identityProviders/{id}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


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



The following example shows a request.



HTTP/1.1 204 No Content