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Siamak
Helper I
Helper I

Trying to recover a deleted powerapp

I have accidentally deleted a powerapp and am desperate to recover it. I have followed the instructions on this page http://powerappsguide.com/blog/post/general-how-to-restore-undeleting-an-app but when I try to list all deleted apps, the command returns nothing. Is it possible to restore the deleted apps in any way?

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timl
Super User
Super User

Glad to hear that @Siamak - I hope they manage to recover your app today!

Siamak
Helper I
Helper I

Ok @timl  Microsoft support guys asked for a lot of information, including the date/time of deletion which I don't know. Also the ID of the app which I did find fortunately. Then they asked me to use the PowerShell command with the new information I had dug up. And it worked - at least till I discovered I am not the tenant admin. 😞 So need to report the problem to administrator in my organisation. As you said, though, Microsoft support guys are good at responding - something I hadn't quite expected. Thanks for your advice and help     

 

Siamak
Helper I
Helper I

Ok, the last update on this. Microsoft support informed me that deleted apps are recoverable only within 28 days! As they couldn't see my deleted app, I assume I missed that window and am re-writing the whole thing 😞 Oh well, I am going to take my own backups from now on, just in case. Thank you everyone for your help

 

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