SharePoint: Delete and Restore a SharePoint Online Site

Summary

This article details how to delete a SharePoint website and how to restore a deleted SharePoint website. You need to be a Site Collection Owner to delete your own site. 

Content:

Delete a SharePoint Online Site

Team site

  1. Go to settings (gear icon in top right)

  2. Click Site Information

  3. Then select Delete site

  4. You will need to confirm the deletion by checking the box to delete the group and clicking delete

Communication site

  1. Go to settings (gear icon in top right)

  2. Click Site Information

  3. Then select Delete site

  4. To confirm, click Delete

Restore a SharePoint Online Site

Deleted site collections are automatically emptied from the site collection Recycle Bin after 93 days. If you need your SharePoint Online site restored, submit a service request at UNH TeamDynamics SharePoint Requests.

Need Additional Help?

Please fill out the Microsoft Integrated Services (MIS) webform with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.

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Details

Article ID: 1665
Created
Fri 7/19/19 6:15 PM
Modified
Tue 4/13/21 1:18 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
USNH System Office