MSN - Retreive contact list

December 2016


I would like to know how to retrieve contact list that has been accidentally deleted on Messenger version 2011. It seems that the options have change and I'm unable to determine the proper procedure.


  • Sign in to your Windows Live Hotmail.
  • In n the navigation pane on the left, click Contacts. You will be redirected to your Contacts page.
  • Go to Manage and choose Recover deleted contacts.
  • Click on Retrieve, next to the contact name you want to be restored,
  • To recover all your deleted contacts, simply click Retrieve All.

Related :

This document entitled « MSN - Retreive contact list » from CCM ( is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.