How to change the default Address Book

Outlook 365 2016 2013 2010 2003
This option controls which address book you see when you open the Address Book (via clicking Ctrl+Shift+B) and when you click the To, Cc, or Bcc buttons when composing e-mails.

To change the default Address Book, do the following:

   1.   Select Tools -> Address Book (or click Ctrl+Shift+B) to open the Address Book... dialog box:

Address Book in Outlook 2007

   2.   In the Address Book dialog box, choose Tools -> Options... to display the Addressing dialog box:

Addressing in Outlook 2007

   3.   From the drop-down list labeled Show this address list first, select the desired address book.

   4.   Click the OK button and close the Address Book dialog box.

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