Add member

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

Use this API to add a member to an Office 365 Group, a security group, or a mail-enabled security group through the members navigation property.

You can add users or other groups. Important: You can add only users to Office 365 Groups.

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

HTTP request

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

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string 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 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