Create members

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Add a new conversationMember to a team.


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 most to least privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) TeamMember.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application TeamMember.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /teams/{teamsId}/members
POST /teams/{teamsId}/channels/{channelId}/members

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of the conversationMember object.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and a conversationMember object in the response body. For best results, stagger calls with 2 seconds of buffer.

For best results, stagger calls with a 2 second buffer.



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

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


Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

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

    "@odata.type": "#microsoft.graph.aadUserConversationMember",
    "id": "3c02af05-9312-4966-bc84-c1a0818791c4",
    "roles": [
    "userId": "50dffbae-ad0f-428e-a86f-f53b0acfc641",
    "displayName": "Cameron White",
    "email": ""