Update passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration (deprecated)

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Update the properties of the passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration object, which represents the Microsoft Authenticator Passwordless Phone Sign-in authentication method policy for the Azure AD tenant.


The Microsoft Authenticator Passwordless Phone Sign-in authentication method policy API is deprecated and stopped returning results on December 31, 2020. Please use the new Microsoft Authenticator authentication method policy.


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 Not supported.

For delegated scenarios, the administrator needs the Authentication Policy Administrator Azure AD role.

HTTP request

PATCH /policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticator

Request headers

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

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration 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 passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration.

Note: The @odata.type property with a value of #microsoft.graph.passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration 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/beta/policies/authenticationMethodsPolicy/authenticationMethodConfigurations/passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticator
Content-Type: application/json

    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.passwordlessMicrosoftAuthenticatorAuthenticationMethodConfiguration",
    "state": "enabled"


HTTP/1.1 204 No Content