Delete participant

Delete a specific participant in a call. In some situations, it is appropriate for an application to remove a participant from an active call. This action can be done after the participant answers the call. When an active caller is removed, they are immediately dropped from the call with no pre- or post-removal notification.


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) Not Supported
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not Supported
Application None

Tenant-level application meeting configuration is required to allow an application to call this API. The tenant admin should call the following cmdlet on the tenant remote PowerShell to grant the permission to the application to call this API. For more information, see Set-CsApplicationMeetingConfiguration.

PS C:\> Set-CsApplicationMeetingConfiguration -AllowRemoveParticipantAppIds @{Add="app_id"}

HTTP request

DELETE /communications/calls/{id}/participants/{id}

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


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



The following example shows the request.


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