How can we get new SPO sites re-created for the existing teams

Iniobong Nkanga 1,681 Reputation points



Please i need your help on this issue.


A couple of years ago, we setup a few Microsoft Teams (which had some files in the associated SharePoint sites). The vendor let the licensing lap, so the sites were deleted.


Unfortunately we could not restore the sites because it has pass the 93days default duration that Microsoft cloud stores data for deleted.


I would like to know how can we get new SPO sites re-created for the existing teams? Creating new teams isn't an option.


Is it possible as we want to get a new SPO sites recreated for the existing teams.

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  1. Ling Zhou_MSFT 13,905 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Iniobong Nkanga,Thank you for posting in this community.

    Based on the description of your problem, I ran a test. But unfortunately, we don't have a way to create new sites for existing teams.

    Newly created team sites can only connect to new teams, not to existing teams.

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    When a new team is created, a site with the same name is created and automatically linked to this site. This includes synchronizing content from the team to the site, adding team members to the site, and more. This is an automated process and cannot be done manually.

    Please accept my sincerely apologize for any in convenience this may cause. Thank you for your kind understanding.

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