PowerShell Script to remove Office 365 Service Plans from a user

When assigning an Office 365 license to a user, by default several service plans are enabled. When assigning an Office 365 E3 license to a user, the following service plans are enabled by default:

  • Azure Rights Management
  • Office 365 Pro Plus
  • Skype for Business Online (Plan 2)
  • Office Online
  • SharePoint Online (Plan 2)
  • Exchange Online (Plan 2)

From an end user perspective the user will see the following options when logging on to Office 365.

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When looking at the users settings within the Office 365 Admin portal , things look as following:

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The below PowerShell function allows an Office 365 user administrator to disable individual services for a registered Office 365 user.

The following command disables the Skype for Business Service

Disable-MsolUserServicePlan alextest@contoso.onmicrosoft.com -ServicePlan SkypeforBusiness

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Now doing the same for Exchange and the Office web apps.

Disable-MsolUserServicePlan alextest@contoso.onmicrosoft.com -ServicePlan OfficeWebApps -Verbose

Disable-MsolUserServicePlan alextest@contoso.onmicrosoft.com -ServicePlan Exchange -Verbose

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Note, before running the below command, you must connect to Azure Directory using the connect-msolservice cmdlet.

The script can be downloaded from here

More information:
Working with Office 365 User Licenses
Use Office 365 PowerShell to disable access to services

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