need help restoring a deleted contract from outlook 2013 and or office 365

I accidentally deleted a contact while using outlook 2103.  I tried using "recover deleted items, and checking the recycle bin.  I did it a few minutes ago.

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J.R. SitmanIT DirectorAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If this is a local Office 2013 install (POP3) and the Contact is not in Deleted Items, then it is gone. You need to remake the Contact from some old email with the contact in it.

If Exchange and not in any deleted items folder, you may need your Exchange admin to recover from a backup.

Can you get the contact from an old email?  That would be the best course.

Do you have the contact in your iPhone (Blackberry) from a prior sync and can you get it from there?
J.R. SitmanIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
it is not POP3.  We use full Office 365 and have outlook 2013 installed on all computers.  I am the administrator, but we no longer use Exchange.
I have an android phone and it has already synchronized and the contact is gone.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
So then the contact is gone and you need to remake it from a old email. There is no other way I know of.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You should know WHO the contact is, and that person may be in your Autocomplete. Send an email with a current question (or request to rebuild contact) and start making the contact from the return mail. There may be a signature block and that will help.
J.R. SitmanIT DirectorAuthor Commented:
I contacted Microsoft.  Even though the contact was definitely not in the deleted items or recycle bin, the had me do a search in the deleted items.  It took a few minutes, but it did find the contact.  We weren't able to restore it, but we were able to "move" it to contacts.

Thanks to all for trying to help.

Unless there is an objection, I'll be accepting my own solution.

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