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is it possible to restore a deleted user account?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by jacko, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. jacko

    jacko Active Member

    One of my users asked me to delete his account after we had an argument on the forums. But now he's asking me to restore his account and he's regretting he asked me to delete it. Is there any hope?
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Strictly speaking, you probably could restore some stuff, but most of the stuff is gone. Restoring from a backup is really the only option.
  3. jacko

    jacko Active Member

    it is his loss then... he shouldn't have asked to delete his account in the first place

    Perhaps it would be a good feature to introduce - a trash for deleted users that could be manually emptied in admin control panel.
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You could always have just banned his account giving you both time to calm down and reflect.
    AlexandrosD and jacko like this.
  5. jacko

    jacko Active Member

    thanks, that's what I'll do if anything like that happens in the future :)

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