Thursday, December 15, 2016

Unable to delete contacts from Outlook Contacts folder (Skype for Business or Lync)

Scenario:

You want to delete contacts from Office 365 Outlook folder: "Skype for Business Contacts" or "Lync Contacts". You get error:
"You cannot make changes to contents of this read-only folder"

Solution:

Go to the "light" Exchange Online mode: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/?exsvurl=1&layout=light and delete contacts.