Update a directory setting

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.

Update the properties of a specific directory setting object.

Note: The /beta version of this API is only applies to groups. The /v1.0 version of this API has been renamed to Update groupSettings.


The following scopes are required to execute this API: Directory.ReadWrite.All or Directory.AccessAsUser.All

HTTP request

Update a tenant-wide or group specific setting.

PATCH /settings/{id}
PATCH /groups/{id}/settings/{id}

Optional request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated.

Property Type Description
values settingValue The updated set of values. NOTE: You must supply the entire collection set. You cannot update a single set of values.


If successful, this method returns a 204 OK response code.



Here is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/settings/{id}
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 178

  "values": [
      "name": "name-value",
      "value": "value-value"
HTTP/1.1 204 OK