Update member in team

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Update the role of a conversationMember in a team.


Team members with the role of guest cannot be given the role of owner.

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) ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All TeamMember.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All, Group.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All TeamMember.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All, Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

PATCH /teams/{team-id}/members/{membership-id}

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for the relevant fields to update. 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.

Property Type Description
roles string collection The role for the user. Must be owner or empty. Guest users are automatically stamped with guest role and this value cannot be updated.


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



The following example shows a request to apply the owner role to an existing member of a team.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/teams/ece6f0a1-7ca4-498b-be79-edf6c8fc4d82/members/ZWUwZjVhZTItOGJjNi00YWU1LTg0NjYtN2RhZWViYmZhMDYyIyM3Mzc2MWYwNi0yYWM5LTQ2OWMtOWYxMC0yNzlhOGNjMjY3Zjk=
content-type: application/json
content-length: 26

  "roles": ["owner"]


If you're using Power Automate to make this call, replace @odata.type with @@odata.type.


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

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

  "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#teams('ece6f0a1-7ca4-498b-be79-edf6c8fc4d82')/members/microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember/$entity",
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
  "roles": ["owner"],
  "displayName": "John Doe",
  "userId": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "email": null

See also