Delete group

Important: APIs under the /beta version in Microsoft Graph are in preview and are subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.

Deletes a group.

When a group is deleted, the item is added to deleted items. The group will remain in deleted items for up to 30 days. A group can be fully restored from deleted items during the 30 days. After 30 days, deleted items are permanently deleted.


The following scope is required to execute this API: Group.ReadWrite.All

HTTP request

DELETE /groups/{id}

Request headers

Name Type Description
Authorization string Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Do not supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns 204, No Content response code. It does not return anything in the response body.



Here is an example of the request.


Here is an example of the response.

HTTP/1.1 204 No Content