List deleted items owned by a user

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieves a list of recently deleted items owned by the specified user.

Currently, list deleted items functionality is supported only for application and group resources owned by the user.

This is a service action, which means it does not support pagination. The API returns up to 1,000 deleted objects owned by the user, sorted by ID.


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) Group.Read.All, Group.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Group.Read.All, Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /directory/deletedItems/getUserOwnedObjects

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body


The request body requires the following parameters:

Parameter Type Description
userId String ID of the owner.
type String Type of owned objects to return; Group is currently the only supported value.


Successful requests return 200 OK response codes; the response object includes directory (deleted items) properties.



Here is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json

Here is an example of the response. Note: This response object may be truncated for brevity. All supported properties are returned from actual calls.

HTTP/1.1 200
Content-type: application/json
Content-length: 1249

"value": [
              "@odata.type": "",
              "id": "bfa7033a-7367-4644-85f5-95aaf385cbd7",
              "deletedDateTime": 2018-04-01T12:39:16Z,
              "classification": null,
              "createdDateTime": "2017-03-22T12:39:16Z",
              "description": null,
              "displayName": "Test",
              "groupTypes": [
              "mail": "",
              "mailEnabled": true,
              "mailNickname": "Test",
              "membershipRule": null,
              "membershipRuleProcessingState": null,
              "preferredDataLocation": null,
              "preferredLanguage": null,
              "proxyAddresses": [
              "renewedDateTime": "2017-09-22T22:30:39Z",
              "securityEnabled": false,
              "theme": null,
              "visibility": "Public"