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Global Address List: Outlook 2010 and 2013

The Global Address List (GAL) contains the names and email addresses of everyone who uses an Exchange email account at UVic. It also includes a listing of some conference rooms and global distribution lists.

  1. To access the Global Address List, open Outlook and select Address Book.



  2. Click on the Search field and begin typing a name. The list will automatically populate from the information you've entered. You can also browse through the results manually by using the scroll bar.



  3. Once you've found the person or department you're looking for, double click on the name to view the contact's information in a new dialogue window. Select one of the tabs to view more details about the contact. If you want to add this contact to your personal Contacts folder, click on the Add to Contacts button and then OK. Otherwise, click Cancel.



  4. If you clicked OK, a Contact dialogue window containing information about this contact will open automatically. You can enter additional information and notes in the fields provided. When you are finished, click Save & Close.