Remove a users photo in Exchange

Scenario:  You need to remove a user’s photo in Exchange. You have verified that the thumbprintphoto attribute is <not set> in Active Directory, but the photo is still showing in Exchange.

Cause:  The mailbox stores a high-resolution photo in the mailbox in additional to the photo that is stored in AD.  You will need to remove it from the mailbox.

Solution:  Run the following PowerShell command to remove the photo for testuserA.

Remove-UserPhoto testuserA



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