For IMAP, POP3, and other types of email accounts, it is usually an Outlook Address Book.You can change the default Address Book and set other address book preferences, such as which address book to check first when sending a message, and where to store personal addresses.To view address books other than the default, you must select them from the list of address books in the Outlook Address Book.Find out more Although you can't create or use Personal Address Books any longer in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, you can import old Personal Address Books and convert them.For every recipient entry, the following information is displayed: Email Address, Display Name, Address Type (MS-Exchange or SMTP), Street Address, Phone Number, Created Time, Modified Time (Works only with address books of Exchange server), and more...You can easily select one or more recipients from the list and export them into tab-delimited/comma-delimited/xml/html file, or copy them to the clipboard and then paste the list into Excel.
The GAL contains the names and email addresses of everyone that has an account with that Exchange Server and is configured automatically by Exchange.
However, if you need to the address book to update sooner you will need to force an update by manually starting the synchronization process.
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If your company has a Global Address List (GAL), you also see it in the Address Book list.
You can use the Outlook Address Book—a collection of address books or address lists created from your contact folders—to look up and select names, email addresses, and distribution lists when you address email messages.
So to force your Outlook to sync with the Exchange server you can manually update the GAL.