Add member

Important

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

Add a member to an Office 365 group or security group through the members navigation property.

You can add users or other groups.

Important

You can only add users to security and Office 365 groups managed through the cloud.

Permissions

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) GroupMember.ReadWrite.All, Group.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application GroupMember.ReadWrite.All, Group.ReadWrite.All, Directory.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /groups/{id}/members/$ref

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a directoryObject, user or group object to be added.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 204 No Content response code. It does not return anything in the response body.

Example

Request

The following is an example of the request.

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/groups/{id}/members/$ref
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 30

{
  "@odata.id": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/directoryObjects/{id}"
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the id of the directoryObject, user, or group object you want to add.

Response

The following 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/1.1 204 No Content