Microsoft Team – Recover a deleted Team

As you may know Microsoft Team is “chat-based” collaboration tool part of Office 365.

So if you are using Microsoft Teams, you may have as an administrator to recover a deleted Team. As for many recovery process with Office 365, this all start with PowerShell.


  • First you need to have the preview of AzureAD PowerShell (version, to install it just run a PowerShell command prompt as administrator and run the command Install-Module -Name AzureADPreview


  • Then you will have to confirm you want to install the AzureADPreview module from the repository; unless you already have set this repository as trusted


NOTE: if you already had a previous version of the AzureADPreview module installed, use the –Force parameter (Install-Module -Name AzureADPreview –Force)

  • Only then the AzureADPreview module is downloaded and installed



Recover the deleted Team

  • Once you have the AzureADPreview module installed, connect to your tenant using the command Connect-AzureAD


  • List the deleted Microsoft Teams using the command Get-AzureADMSDeletedGroup


  • Identify the delete Team you want to recover and copy the Id; then use the command Restore-AzureADMSDeletedDirectoryObject –Id <Team ID>


  • Your team has been recovered. NOTE it may take up to 24 hours to get it available to end-users after the recovery

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