Exchange 2016 offline address list not updating
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.
To improve offline address book download performance, try defragmenting your hard disk.
If you make a change to your organization and want to ensure that replication occurs immediately, you can force synchronization using the following Exchange Management Shell command: About the author Dave Leaver has worked in the IT industry for the last ten years as an IT support engineer.
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Note: To locate this option, follow these steps: On the Tools menu, point to Send/Receive, point to Send/Receive Settings, and then click Define Send/Receive Groups. When you click to select the Download offline address book check box and then click Address Book Settings, the Offline Address Book dialog box appears.
This can cause the “Updating Address Book” status appearing for a long time.
Outlook is helping you complete other activities and does not allow the address book update to interfere.
In this dialog box, you can specify either No Details or Full Details.
These settings affect the offline address book download.