Update microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Update the properties of a microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object, which represents the Microsoft Authenticator authentication method policy for the Azure AD tenant.


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) Policy.ReadWrite.AuthenticationMethod
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Policy.ReadWrite.AuthenticationMethod

For delegated scenarios, the administrator needs one of the following Azure AD roles:

  • Authentication Policy Administrator
  • Global Administrator

HTTP request

PATCH /policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/microsoftAuthenticator

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object with the values of fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain 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.

For the list of properties, see microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration.

Note: The @odata.type property with a value of #microsoft.graph.microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration must be included in the body.


If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code. It does not return anything in the response body.



PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/microsoftAuthenticator
Content-Type: application/json

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
  "state": "String"


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

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

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.microsoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
  "id": "129ae788-e788-129a-88e7-9a1288e79a12",
  "state": "String"