List groups

List all the groups available in an organization, including but not limited to Office 365 Groups. The default properties of each group are returned.

To list only Office 365 Groups (aka unified groups), apply a filter on groupTypes:

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/groups?$filter=groupTypes/any(c:c+eq+'Unified')

You can use the OData query option $orderby to sort groups in an organization by the displayName values, as shown in the following example:

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/groups?$orderby=displayName

Prerequisites

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

HTTP request

GET /groups

Optional query parameters

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

Request headers

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

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

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

Example

Request

Here is an example of the request.

GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/groups
Response

Here is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here may be truncated for brevity. The default properties will be returned from an actual call.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: xxx

 {
  "value": [
    {
      "id": "id-value",
      "description": "description-value",
      "displayName": "displayName-value",
      "groupTypes": [
        "groupTypes-value"
      ],
      "mail": "mail-value",
      "mailEnabled": true,
      "mailNickname": "mailNickname-value",
      "onPremisesLastSyncDateTime": "onPremisesLastSyncDateTime-value",
      "onPremisesSecurityIdentifier": "onPremisesSecurityIdentifier-value",
      "onPremisesSyncEnabled": true,
      "proxyAddresses": [
        "proxyAddresses-value"
      ],
      "securityEnabled": true,
      "visibility": "visibility-value"
    }
  ]
}