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Being a widely used cloud platform, Office 365 holds almost every bit of email data of an organization. Users even store contacts and calendar information in their Office 365 accounts. Storing contacts in Office 365 is very helpful as it makes sending and receiving emails easier. But, users need to delete some contacts that are unnecessary, and while deleting these contacts, they often delete some important contacts unknowingly.
Now, recovering these contacts can be tricky if you don’t know the exact process of recovering deleted contacts in Office 365. So, here we have mentioned some practical ways to recover deleted contacts from Office 365.
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Recovering deleted contacts depends on whether they are still in Deleted Items folder or no longer available in the Deleted Items folder. Considering the need of users, we have covered both these scenarios in this blog. Also, recovering contacts is possible for end users via MS Outlook. So, your Office 365 account must be configured with MS Outlook to retrieve deleted contacts.
If the deleted contacts are not available in Deleted Items folder, then you can find the contacts in the Recoverable Items folder. Deleted items/contacts often move to Recoverable Items folder when you remove contacts from the Deleted Items folder, empty the Deleted Items folder, or permanently delete contacts with Shift+Delete.
Follow the below steps to recover the contacts from Recoverable Items folder.
The user can configure the Office 365 account in Outlook on the Web also. The environment will remain the same with smaller differences. If the contacts are deleted in it, then you can recover them using the following two methods.
When the contacts are first deleted, then they go to deleted folder like all the mailbox items. You can recover them from there.
When the chosen retention period for deleted items is expired, then they are moved to recoverable folder. You can recover the contacts from there also.
Exchange Recovery is an effective solution to restore deleted contacts or data items from Office 365 account. It allows users to recover even permanently deleted items or contacts from Office 365 account.
Recovering deleted contacts that are necessary for your business is very crucial. Therefore, we have mentioned some effective methods in this article that can help you recover even permanently deleted contacts from the Office 365 account.