Microsoft removed my OneDrive data

Mykola Solodukha 1 Reputation point

Hello Microsoft!

I accidentally saw that my OneDrive does not work anymore and the reason is, my data has been deleted. I didn't see the emails because this is my old address and I rarely check it.

Is there any way to restore the account and the data? I'm even willing to pay for the OneDrive space that it would occupy.

P.S. The account's email is:

Mykola Solodukha,
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  1. Dillon Silzer 54,746 Reputation points

    Hi @Mykola Solodukha

    Unfortunately if the address was deleted and surpassed an organization's retention policy for deleted days (which is defaulted to 30 days) then the data has been deleted and is not restorable.

    The OneDrive Clean Up Job runs, and the OneDrive is marked for deletion. The deleted user will appear in the Microsoft 365 admin center for 30 days. The default retention period for OneDrive is also 30 days, but you can change this in the SharePoint admin center (see Set the OneDrive retention for deleted users) or by using the PowerShell cmdlet SetSPOTenant -OrphanedPersonalSitesRetentionPeriod <int32>. For more information about using this cmdlet, see Set-SPOTenant.



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