How to Add a Guest user in Azure

Modified on Thu, 22 Sep 2022 at 02:06 PM

Add a new guest user in Azure AD

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal with an account that's been assigned the Global administrator, Guest, inviter, or User administrator role.

  2. Under Azure services, select Azure Active Directory (or use the search box to find and select Azure Active Directory).

    Screenshot showing where to select the Azure Active Directory service.

  3. Under Manage, select Users.

    Screenshot showing where to select the Users option

  4. Select New guest user.

    Screenshot showing where to select the New guest user option.

  5. On the New user page, select Invite user and then add the guest user's information.

    • Name. The first and last name of the guest user.
    • Email address (required). The email address of the guest user.
    • Personal message (optional) Include a personal welcome message to the guest user.
    • Groups: You can add the guest user to one or more existing groups, or you can do it later.
    • Roles: If you require Azure AD administrative permissions for the user, you can add them to an Azure AD role.
  6. Screenshot showing the new user page.

  7. Select Invite to automatically send the invitation to the guest user. A notification appears in the upper right with the message Successfully invited user.

  8. After you send the invitation, the user account is automatically added to the directory as a guest.

    Screenshot showing the new guest user in the directory.

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