Remove 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 remove a member from an Office 365 group, a security group or a mail-enabled security group through the members navigation property. You can remove users or other groups.


One of the following scopes is required to execute this API: Group.ReadWrite.All or Directory.ReadWrite.All or Directory.AccessAsUser.All

HTTP request

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

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


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



Here is an example of the request.


In the request, specify the id of the directory object you want to remove after the $ref segment.


Here is an example of the response. Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. All of the properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content