List deleted items (directory objects) owned by a user

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Retrieve a list of recently deleted application and group objects owned by the specified user.

This API returns up to 1,000 deleted objects owned by the user, sorted by ID, and doesn't support pagination.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) Group.Read.All Group.ReadWrite.All
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application Group.Read.All Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

POST /directory/deletedItems/getUserOwnedObjects

Request headers

Name Description
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required. Learn more about authentication and authorization.

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 and Application are currently the only supported values.


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



The following example shows a request.

Content-type: application/json



The following example shows the response.

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

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

  "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"