In this Article, we will cover how to remove users using PowerShell in Office 365. Users can be removed using Office 365 Admin Center as well.
In order to use the following command lets , the pre-requisite is to Install Windows Azure for Active Directory PowerShell, please refer to Microsoft TechNet Article.
Launch the Windows Azure for Active Directory Shortcut
Connect to Office 365 using the following command , and enter your credentials
Once you are connected, you can use the following command to remove a user
To Remove a User,
Remove-MsolUser –UserPrincipalName JohnSmith@contoso.com
This will prompt to remove any licenses that are assigned to the user. Once the account is removed, the user account is recoverable within 30 days from recycle bin
To Remove a User from Recycle Bin i.e. permanently delete
Remove-MsolUser –UserPrincipalName JohnSmith@contoso.com -RemoveFromRecycleBin