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.


2 comments:

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  2. Thank you very much! This is working for me but taking a long time. I have over 3500 contacts to delete and can only do 20 at time. But at least i can delete them now.

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