Updating my address book
For additional management tasks related to OABs, see Offline address book procedures.
Automatic updates will override any edits that you make to your buddy's contact information.New contacts are created using the contact form, an Electronic Business Card, or by adding a person's name, e-mail address, or Electronic Business Card by saving them to your Contacts when received in e-mail messages.After they are saved, the changes appear in the Address Book.Manage My Address Book If you are updating a sender or recipient as part of a shipment, click Save and Ship.Otherwise, simply use Save and Exit to add that person or company to your Address Book.It can be accessed when using a CUMC email (@cumc.columbia.edu) account with Outlook or when logged in to the Outlook Web App.
If you are not seeing correct contact information in the GAL for someone that has a valid email address (i.e.
To delete a contact, use the Nick Name to load the record, and edit or remove contacts.
Note: Updating an address in Your Account will not change the shipping address on any open orders you have placed, or the shipping address on your Wish List or Registry .
someone who just received a CUMC email account, a new student, someone who recently changed their directory information) please use the steps below to synchronize your computer's locally cached version of the GAL.
After you create an OAB or modify OAB settings, the changes aren't available to users until the OAB generation (OABGen) process has completed.
If this is happening, then you may notice missing, non-existent and/or incorrect entries.