Do I need a license for a shared mailbox in Office 365?

Do I need a license for a shared mailbox in Office 365?

To access a shared mailbox, a user must have an Exchange Online license, but the shared mailbox doesn’t require a separate license.

How do I license a shared mailbox in Office 365?

Go to the Exchange Admin center > Recipients > shared > Click on Edit > mailbox features > choose a retention policy and then enable litigation hold. Go Office 365 Admin Center > Active Users > choose unlicensed > select the specific shared mailbox to give it a license.

Does Microsoft charge for shared mailboxes?

A shared mailbox in office 365 is: Free and do not require a license, but every user that accesses the Shared Mailbox must be assigned an Office 365 license. Cannot be accessed by users with Exchange Online Kiosk license.

How many shared mailboxes can be created in Microsoft 365?

Maximum number of holds per mailbox: 25 is the recommended maximum before performance might be impacted; 50 is the supported limit.

Does converting to shared mailbox remove license?

After converting the user mailbox to a shared mailbox, you can remove the license from the user’s account. Without a license, shared mailboxes are limited to 50 GB.

Can you apply a license to a shared mailbox?

How do I license a shared mailbox?

A shared mailbox in Office 365 is free and does not require a license; nevertheless, any user that accesses the Shared Mailbox must have an Office 365 license. A shared mailbox lacks a username and password and cannot be accessed directly by users.

What is the difference between shared mailbox and group mailbox?

Shared mailboxes can have sub-folders in the mailbox, whereas Group mailboxes can’t. Shared mailboxes have more granular permissions available than Groups do.

Can a shared mailbox have a teams license?

“Please note, due to the nature of how a shared mailbox is configured, it cannot be used to create/send Teams meetings as the mailbox is unlicensed. This means that it does not hold an Office 365 E3 license and no subsequent licensing including a Teams license.”