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Microsoft Teams (free) stores files and photos you've shared along with other items for easy access across all of your devices.

However, each item has a different length of time that it's available in the application:

Item Type

Duration Available


Determined by user*

Group titles

Determined by user*


Determined by user*

Files shared in the chat

Determined by user*

Calendar items

Determined by user*

Call history

30 days

User profile

Determined by user*


Determined by user*

Diagnostic data

Up to 13 months, controlled by user under privacy settings on the Microsoft account page

User Join Code

Determined by user*

Group Join Code

Determined by user*


Determined by user*

Presence status message

Determined by user*

Learn more about how to export or delete your data in Microsoft Teams (free).

*These item types are available until they are deleted or the user leaves the conversation.

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