Outlook gal not updating in cached mode
When it didn’t or when you want to make sure you do have the latest OAB available, you could manually trigger an update from within Outlook as well.
If the update mechanism appears to be broken for you, it could be because of a corruption in your OAB or in your mail profile.
In Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016, you’ll find that this option is no longer available as full details are also used to build the Contact Card.
Another way to make sure that you get a fresh copy of the OAB is by renaming the oab-files to when Outlook is closed.
When you have multiple Exchange accounts configured, you’ll find a folder for each account that you have.Outlook is helping you complete other activities and does not allow the address book update to interfere.My computer slows down when Outlook shows the "Updating Address Book" status. In computers with slow hard disk drives, such as portable computers, or running Outlook in a Virtual machine, the process of updating the address book can slow down the computer if the hard disk is fragmented.A status window will open to indicate that the download is in progress and will close automatically when the download is complete.(This could take several minutes) Step 2: Uncheck the box next to Download changes since last Send/Receive.In the Information to download section, select Full Details and in the Address Book section, choose \Global Address List. **NOTE** Please read this section carefully, or your update will not work!!Step 3: The new version of the GAL will now be downloaded.The Global Address Book (GAL) is a directory of available contact information for CUMC, NYPH and Columbia University faculty, staff and students.It can be accessed when using a CUMC email account with Outlook and Web Outlook.These settings affect the offline address book download.I might have a problem with my Offline Address Book in Outlook.