Is there a PowerShell cmd to restore contact object inO365?

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 Is there a way to resore contact by PowerShell in O365? Like with user I can run this cmd:

Restore-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName UserUPN

Is there such cmd for contact?
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Hussain ArifSenior System Administrator

Restoring Deleted Contacts in Office 365
Removing contact is simple. However, sometimes you remove the wrong one. If you catch your mistake within 30 days, Office 365 allows you to restore the information back into your contact list seamlessly.

To restore contacts using Office 365:

Log into your Office 365 portal and navigate to the Mail application using the Mail tile.
In Outlook, select Manage.
Click on Restore deleted contacts.
In the Recover deleted items window that appears, check the box next to the name or names to restore.
Select Recover, located at the top of the window. Then click OK.
Office restores the name, or names, back to your contact list. This restoration is nondestructive, so you do not have to worry about losing names added after the time you deleted the newly restored contact.

If you do not notice the deletion within 30 days, there is no way for Office 365 to recover the lost names. However, there is another way. Having an online backup of your Office 365 accounts, none of your employees will worry about losing their contact information.

CloudAlly offers complete Office 365 backup, including backup of email, calendar, and contact information for each employee using Office 365. Restoration takes a few clicks.

Log into your CloudAlly account and navigate to the Restore and Download page.  Once on the Restore and Download page, select the Office 365 account which holds the contact information to restore.

Search for the contact using the Search Via and selecting a contact and entering at least part of the name to restore.
Select the name from the search results and click Restore.
In the confirmation window, ensure the email address to restore to is accurate. Change it if necessary. Click Restore.
Once restored, the administrator receives an email notification.


No I'm not talking about personal contact but contact created in O365 global address list.
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No, there is no way to restore deleted Contacts, or Groups. Just recreate the cotnact.


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