Add conversationMember

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Add a conversationMember to a channel.


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) ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application ChannelMember.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /teams/{id}/channels/{id}/members

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Include the following properties in the request body.

Property Type Description
roles string collection The roles for that user.
user user The user to add to the channel.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a conversationMember object in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.

content-type: application/json
content-length: 26

  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
  "roles": [],
  "user@odata.bind": ""


Here is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability. All the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 468

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