(Updated) Add additional properties to the profile card using the profile API in Microsoft Graph

From Microsoft Corporation

MC217813, Stay Informed, Published date: Jul 1, 2020

Updated July 15, 2020: This post has been updated to include an Additional Information resource.

You will soon be able to add custom information to a person’s profile card through the Microsoft Graph Beta.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 61502.

When this will happen

We’ll begin making these new profile customization options available in early July.How this will affect your organization

You will be able to customize profile cards according to your organization business needs.The profile card is sometimes referred to as a contact card or people card.

Where can users find a profile card?

  • In Office 365, select someone’s name or picture in Outlook or other Office apps and services.
  • In Outlook mobile, tap a person’s picture or name.
  • In other apps, hover or click the person’s photo or name.
  • To see your own profile card, select your profile picture or name.

What you need to do to prepare

If you want to add attributes from Azure AD to employee profile cards in your organization, documentation will be available after the feature begins rolling out. Until then, review the process and examples of customizations.

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