Block Global Address List synchronization

This policy setting allows you to block the synchronization of contacts between Outlook and the Global Address List (GAL).

If you enable this policy setting, GAL contact synchronization is blocked.

If you disable or you do not configure this policy setting, GAL contact synchronization is allowed.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\outlook\socialconnector
Value Namedisablecontactgalsync
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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