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How to search Outlook global address list with advanced find?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2014-12-09

By default, when you searching contact in Outlook, the global address list cannot be included in the search scope. Therefore, the specified contact which existing in the global address list wonโ€™t be listed out after searching. In this article, we will show you how to search contacts in Outlook global address list with advanced find in details.

Search Outlook global address list with advanced find

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For searching contact in Outlook global address list, please do as follows.

1. Open the Address Book dialog box.

1). In Outlook 2010 and 2013, click Address Book button in the Find group under Home tab. See screenshot:

2). In Outlook 2007, click the Address Book icon in the main interface.

Or you can open the Address Book by pressing Ctrl + Shift + B at the same time on the keyboard.

2. In the Address Book dialog box, select Global Address List in the Address Book drop-down box, then click Advanced Find.

3. In the Find dialog box, enter your search conditions in the corresponding fields, and then click the OK button.

Then the contacts in the Global Address List which meet the search conditions will be listed in the Address Book dialog box immediately.

Note: If there is only one search condition you need to search for the contact, you can select the More columns option, enter the search condition to the blank box, then click the Go button. See screenshot:

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