Get deleted item (directory object)

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve the properties of a recently deleted application, group, servicePrincipal, or user object from deleted items.

Note: Deleted security groups are deleted permanently and can't be retrieved through this API.

Permissions

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

For applications and service principals:

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

For users:

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

For groups:

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

HTTP request

GET /directory/deletedItems/{id}

Optional query parameters

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

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Accept 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

The following is an example of a request.

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

Response

The following is an example of the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

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

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