Assign manager

Assign a user's manager.

Note

You cannot assign direct reports; instead, use this API.

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

HTTP request

PUT /users/{id}/manager/$ref

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-type application/json. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of a directoryObject, user, or organizational contact 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.

PUT https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/users/{id}/manager/$ref
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: xxx

{
  "@odata.id": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/users/{id}"
}
Response

The following is an example of the response.

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

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content