SharePoint: Deleting/Restoring a SharePoint Site

Task: To delete a SharePoint Team site.

Note: Only the Site Collection Owner can delete their own site. 

 

Instructions:

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

Step 2 - Click Site Information.

Step 3 - Select Delete site.

Step 4 - Confirm the deletion by checking the box to delete the group and click delete. 

 

Outcome: The SharePoint Team site is removed.

 

Task: To delete a SharePoint Communication site.

Note: Only the Site Collection Owner can delete their own site. 

 

Instructions:

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

Step 2 - Click Site Information.

Step 3 - Select Delete site.

Step 4 - Click Delete to confirm.

 

Outcome: The SharePoint Communication site is removed.

 

Task: To restore a deleted SharePoint site.

Note: Deleted site collections are automatically emptied from the site collection Recycle Bin after 93 days.

 

Instructions:

Step 1 - Navigate to the SharePoint Support article.

Step 2 - Click Request Support.

Step 3 - Enter your SharePoint site information and requested a restoration.

 

Outcome: A SharePoint administrator reviews your request and restores your SharePoint site.

 

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Details

Article ID: 1665
Created
Fri 7/19/19 6:15 PM
Modified
Wed 6/22/22 4:56 PM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
USNH System Office