servicePrincipal: removePassword

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Remove a password from a servicePrincipal object.

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) Application.ReadWrite.All Directory.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Application.ReadWrite.OwnedBy Application.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

You can address the service principal using either its id or appId. id and appId are referred to as the Object ID and Application (Client) ID, respectively, in app registrations in the Microsoft Entra admin center.

POST /servicePrincipals/{id}/removePassword
POST /servicePrincipals(appId='{appId}')/removePassword

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.
Content-type application/json. Required.

Request body

Property Type Description
keyId Guid The unique identifier for the password. Required.


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


The following example shows how to call this API.


The following example shows a request.

Content-type: application/json

    "keyId": "f0b0b335-1d71-4883-8f98-567911bfdca6"


The following example shows the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content