Update conversationMember


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Update the role of a conversationMember in a channel.


This operation is only supported on channels with a channelMembershipType of private. Calls with any other channelMembershipType will return a 400 Bad Request response.


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

HTTP request

PATCH /teams/{id}/channels/{id}/members/{id}

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. 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 roles for that user. Must be "owner" or empty. Guest users must always have role "guest" and cannot change.


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



Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/teams/{id}/channels/{id}/members/{id}
content-type: application/json
content-length: 26

  "roles": ["owner"]


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/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 475

  "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/$metadata#teams('ece6f0a1-7ca4-498b-be79-edf6c8fc4d82')/channels('19%3A56eb04e133944cf69e603c5dac2d292e%40thread.skype')/members/microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember/$entity",
  "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
  "id": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "roles": ["owner"],
  "displayName": "John Doe",
  "userId": "8b081ef6-4792-4def-b2c9-c363a1bf41d5",
  "email": null