Exchange 2007 – Change a Shared Mailbox to User Mailbox

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You may have seen our previous post about changing a user mailbox into a shared mailbox in Exchange – but what if you want to do it the other way around and change a shared mailbox into a user mailbox? Well, see below….

There is a simple PowerShell command that you can run within Exchange Management Shell (EMS) to carry this out.

Just open up EMS and use this command:

Set-Mailbox “shared mailbox name” -Type:Regular

where

  • “share mailbox name” – is the name of the user mailbox you want to change to a shared mailbox

Then if you go back into your Exchange Management Console, you should see that this is now a user mailbox.

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