Assign a manager

Use this API to 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) Directory.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Directory.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

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

Request headers

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

Request body

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

Here 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}"
}

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of user object to be added.

Response

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