Full OAB download threshold To modify the threshold at which Outlook will download the full OAB rather than the incremental update, you can set the following Registry value Key: As the value, set at which relative size a full OAB download should take place rather than an incremental update.For instance, setting the value to 4 will trigger a full download when the incremental update is larger than one-fourth the size of the full OAB.Do send/receive settings affect automatic 24-hour offline address book downloads?
(This could take several minutes) Step 2: Uncheck the box next to Download changes since last Send/Receive.
(This could take several minutes) Outlook shows the "Updating Address Book" status for a long time. Outlook has a throttling feature that slows the address book update when you are working in Outlook.
–For Instructions for Outlook 2007 –For Instructions for Outlook 2011 –For Common errors and troubleshooting 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!!
Even though Outlook is the last in the chain, it is often the first level where the troubleshooting takes place as usually this is where the request is coming from.
And since this website’s main focus is on Outlook, it makes sense to start with Outlook as well ;-).
Use Cached Exchange Mode but without OABTo always work with the Online Address Book, even when you have Cached Exchange Mode enabled, you can set the following Registry key and value.
Key: All Users or any other object type such as All Contacts, All Groups or All Rooms.
In fact, Outlook cached mode will continue to download the offline address book every 24 hours regardless of whether the option is enabled.