Restore deleted item

Restores a recently deleted item from deleted items.

Currently, deleted items functionality is only supported for the group and user resources. If an item was accidentally deleted, you can fully restore the item.

A recently deleted item will remain available for up to 30 days. After 30 days, the item is permanently deleted.

Permissions

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

For users:

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) User.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application User.ReadWrite.All

For groups:

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) Group.ReadWrite.All, Directory.AccessAsUser.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /directory/deletedItems/{id}/restore

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer <token> Required
Content-type application/json

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and a directoryObject object in the response body.

Example

Request

POST https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/directory/deletedItems/{object-id}/restore

Response

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

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

{
  "@odata.context":"https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#directoryObjects/$entity",
  "@odata.type":"#microsoft.graph.group",
  "id":"46cc6179-19d0-473e-97ad-6ff84347bbbb",
  "displayName":"SampleGroup",
  "groupTypes":["Unified"],
  "mail":"example@contoso.com",
  "mailEnabled":true,
  "mailNickname":"Example",
  "securityEnabled":false,
  "visibility":"Public"
}