Fixed- Your Mailbox has been Temporarily Moved to Microsoft Exchange Server Error

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    August 20th, 2019
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    July 26, 2022
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Summary:-Many users prefer using MS Outlook for email communication and storing important emails. But sometimes due to corruption issues in their Outlook Profile, they encounter your mailbox has been temporarily moved to Microsoft Exchange Server error. This happens because MS Outlook moves all mailbox items from the corrupt profile to the Exchange server to keep all the items safe.


Therefore it is a good move which is taken by MS Outlook to prevent corruption of Outlook emails. But repairing the Outlook profile can resolve the Your Mailbox has been Temporarily Moved to Microsoft Exchange Server error and in the end, you can get back all the emails in your Outlook profile from the exchange server.

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Don’t choose Use Temporary mailbox option because you’ll find some of your emails are missing and can view only a few emails. Secondly, Choosing Use Old Data option will only open the old emails and you cannot view the latest emails you have received.

Methods to Repair Mailbox has been Moved to Exchange Error

There are various methods you can try to fix corruption issues of your Outlook Profile and resolve this error.

Try the Inbox Repair Tool

It is an inbuilt utility of MS Outlook which is used to repair Outlook Profile and you can remove corruption from it.

  • Locate and then Open Inbox Repair Tool.
  • Browse the PST file which is troubling you.
  • Click on Start Button and then the repairing process will start.
  • You’ll see all the errors which are in the PST file.
  • Click on Repair Button to fix those errors.
  • Once the repairing process completes you’ll get a confirmation message.

Enable Cached Mode to Fix 

  • Go to Start and then Open Control Panel.
  • Click on Mail.
  • Make a Click on Email Accounts.
  • Select the profile which is configured in Outlook.
  • Tick Mark Use Cached Exchange Mode box.
  • Then, Restart MS Outlook.

Now, see whether you are facing Your Mailbox has been Temporarily Moved to Microsoft Exchange Server error or not.

Remove Other Outlook Profiles and Fix Mailbox has been Temporarily Moved Error

  • Open Control Panel and then go to Mail.
  • Click on the Show Profiles button.
  • Select the account which you want to remove and then click on Remove Button.
  • You’ll see a Warning Message, Click on Yes and Continue. But be careful if you remove the profile then your offline cached contents will get deleted, So it is suggested to export OST files to PST format.
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  • Now Open Outlook again and see whether the error has been resolved or not.

Create a New Profile and Delete the Original Profile

  • Open Control Panel on your system and click on the Mail option.
  • Then click on the E-mail Accounts option.
  • Now Click on the New icon present on the top.
  • Provide the details for the new account and then click on the Next button.
  • Once you have created a new account, you can set that account as default.
  • You will have to go to the Mail option and choose the Always use this profile option.
  • Choose the Account you have recently created and click on OK.

The above technique might help you to resolve the Your Mailbox has been Temporarily Moved to Microsoft Exchange Server Error.

Try ModAuth Registry Settings in Outlook 2013

You can apply the following steps to fix the mailbox has been temporarily moved to the Microsoft Exchange server error in Outlook 2013. 

You can follow the steps given below to modify the EnableADAL & Version values in Outlook 2013:

  1. Press the Windows key + R and then type “regedit” into the text box
  2. Hit Enter and you will be prompted to grant admin access by the UAC (User Account Control).
  3. Tap on Yes and then navigate to the following location once you’re inside the Registry Editor: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\Identity\.
  4. By pasting the address directly into the navigation bar and pressing Enter, you can get directly to that location.
  5. Then in the Identity key, click the EnableADAL button and set the value to 1 and the Base to hexadecimal.
  6. In case the value REG_DWORD is not created, you will have to create it yourself by right-clicking on an empty space > New > Dword (32-bit) value.
  7. Now click on the Version value & put the Base to Hexadecimal along with the Value data to 1.
  8. Then Restart your computer and the changes will be implemented.

Disable all the Plugins to Resolve Mailbox has been Temporarily Moved Error

Sometimes the plugin interrupts the smooth working of MS Outlook. So you must disable all the plugins that are related to MS Outlook. Once you remove all the plugins check whether Outlook is performing well or not. If you are still facing the issues then the only way out is to repair your Outlook profile.


Finally, the ball is in your court. You can try all the methods to resolve the error and I hope anyone of them works. Before choosing the manual methods, make sure you have the technical expertise to run commands on your system. Otherwise, you can directly download the professional tool and get your issue resolved.

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