List incomingChannels

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Get the list of incoming channels (channels shared with a team).

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) Channel.ReadBasic.All ChannelSettings.Read.All, ChannelSettings.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Channel.ReadBasic.All ChannelSettings.Read.All, ChannelSettings.ReadWrite.All

Note: This API supports admin permissions. Global admins and Microsoft Teams service admins can access teams that they are not a member of.

HTTP request

GET /teams/{team-id}/incomingChannels

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $filter and $select OData query parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of channel objects in the response body. The response also includes the property which can be used to access the channel and run other operations on the channel object.


Currently, invoking the URL returned from the property fails for cross-tenant shared channels. You can solve this issue if you remove the /tenants/{tenant-id} part from the URL before you call this API. For more details, see Known issues with Microsoft Graph.



The following example shows a request.



The following example shows the response.

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

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

  "value": [
      "": "",
      "id": "19:561fbdbbfca848a484f0a6f00ce9dbbd@thread.tacv2",
      "createdDateTime": "2020-05-27T19:22:25.692Z",
      "displayName": "Contoso Sales channel",
      "description": "channel created in Contoso to be shared with other teams/tenants.",
      "membershipType": "shared",
      "tenantId": "b3246f44-b4gb-4627-96c6-25b18fa2c910"