How to Restore a Group in Office 365 Admin Center

Office 365 Groups allow communication and collaboration within sub-teams. Both users and admins can create Groups in Office 365/Microsoft 365. Admins, however, have more privileges when it comes to creating or managing groups. In this article, we provided step-by-step instructions on restoring a deleted group in Office 365. The steps also provide information on creating a Group in Office 365. Note that you must be an Office 365 admin to be able to do this task.

Step 1: Log in to Your Office 365 Account

Go to Enter your admin login credentials and sign in to your account.

Step 2:  Go to Admin Center

Once you logged into Office 365, locate the admin center, and access it.

Step 3: Now, Expand Groups and Click on the Groups Icon

When you click on the Groups link, you will find a link to Groups again. Click on that and it will take you to the Group management page.

Step 4: Search for a Group Name

We are searching for a Group name now to delete first so we can show you how to restore it. If your Group is already deleted, skip the 5th, 6th, and 7th points.

Step 5: Click on Delete Group

Expand the ellipsis, and then click on the Delete Group icon.

Step 6:  Confirm the Deletion

Click on the Delete button to delete the Group.

Step 7: Now, Head Back to the Groups

Come back to the main Groups section and click on the Deleted Groups link.

Step 8: Select a Group to Restore

This section shows all the deleted Groups. Locate yours and select it. Once selected, click on the restore link that you can see on the top.

Step 9:Check the Restored Group

By this time, it should be back in the regular Groups list.

We hope you found this article on Office 365 helpful.

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