List deleted items


APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Retrieve a list of recently deleted items from deleted items.

Currently, deleted items functionality is only supported for the group and user resources.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

  • For users: User.Read.All, Directory.Read.All, User.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
  • For groups: Group.Read.All, Directory.Read.All, Group.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All

HTTP request

GET /directory/deleteditems/
GET /directory/deletedItems/microsoft.graph.user

This API currently supports retrieving object types of groups ( or users (microsoft.graph.user) from deleted items. The type is specified as a required part of the URI. Calling GET /directory/deleteditems without a type is not supported.

Optional query parameters

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

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer <code> 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 collection of directoryObject objects in the response body.



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

  "value": [