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Office 365- Setting a default address book (Outlook 2016)

Instructions for setting the default address book in Outlook 2016 desktop client.

1. Open the Address Book by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+B or via the Address Book icon on the right side of the Home ribbon.

Address book

2. In the Address Book dialog box, select Tools-> Options


3.Under “When opening the address book, show this address list first”, select your preferred address list from the dropdown menu. NOTE: Using “Global address list” will allow you to search by last name and quickly add people to your message.


4. Press OK.

5. Close the Address Book dialog.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:o365 change list email mail   Doc ID:60135
Owner:Deb M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-01-27 09:32 CSTUpdated:2019-05-15 08:53 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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