reportRoot: getTeamsTeamCounts

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Get the number of teams of a particular type in an instance of Microsoft Teams.


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) Reports.Read.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Reports.Read.All

Note: For delegated permissions to allow apps to read service usage reports on behalf of a user, the tenant administrator must have assigned the user the appropriate Azure Active Directory limited administrator role. For more details, see Authorization for APIs to read Microsoft 365 usage reports.

HTTP request

GET /reports/getTeamsTeamCounts(period='{period_value}')

Function parameters

In the request URL, provide the following parameters with a valid value.

Parameter Type Description
period string Specifies the length of time over which the report is aggregated. The supported values for {period_value} are: D7, D30, D90, and D180. These values follow the format Dn, where n represents the number of days over which the report is aggregated. Required.

Note: You need to set either period or date in the request URL.

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $format OData query parameter to customize the response. The default output type is text/csv. However, if you want to specify the output type, you can use the OData $format query parameter to set the default output to text/csv or application/json.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.



If successful, this method returns a 302 Found response that redirects to a pre-authenticated download URL for the report. That URL can be found in the Location header in the response.

Pre-authenticated download URLs are only valid for a short period (a few minutes) and do not require an Authorization header.

The CSV file has the following headers for columns:

  • Report Refresh Date
  • Report Date
  • Public Teams
  • Active Public Teams
  • Private Teams
  • Active Private Teams


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


Example 1: CSV output

The following is an example that outputs CSV.


The following is an example of a request.



The following is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 302 Found
Content-Type: text/plain

Follow the 302 redirection and the CSV file that downloads will have the following schema.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/octet-stream
Report Refresh Date,Report Date,Public Teams,Active Public Teams,Private Teams,Active Private Teams,

Example 2: JSON output

The following is an example that returns JSON.


The following is an example of a request.



The following is 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
Content-Length: 641
  "@odata.context": "'D7')?$format=application/json&$skiptoken=D07uj", 
  "value": [
      "reportRefreshDate": "2021-09-01", 
      "teamsTeamUsageByDate": [
          "reportDate": "2022-08-01", 
          "publicTeams": 26, 
          "privateTeams": 17, 
          "activePublicTeams": 20, 
          "activePrivateTeams": 12