List people

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.

Retrieve a list of person objects ordered by their relevance to the user, which is determined by the user's communication, collaboration and business relationships.


The following scopes are required to execute this API: People.Read

HTTP request

GET /users/{id | userPrincipalName}/people

Optional query parameters

This method supports the OData Query Parameters to help customize the response.

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Accept application/json

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a collection of person objects in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


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/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 346

  "value": [
      "sources": [
          "type": "type-value"
      "displayName": "displayName-value",
      "givenName": "givenName-value",
      "surname": "surname-value",
      "title": "title-value",
      "emailAddresses": [
          "address": "address-value"