Recent Address List in Outlook For MAC 2016 / 2011

Admin | Modified: 2020-04-28T15:46:23+00:00 | Mac, Outlook Tips

Key Takeaways

  • What is the Recent Address list in Outlook for MAC?
  • Where are they stored?
  • How to manually remove/delete entries to the Recent Address list?

Recent Address in Outlook for Mac

A recent address list in Outlook for MAC appeared as suggested recipients or email addresses. Whenever you type a letter in the ‘To’ field, a list of email addresses appears to autofill.

This feature is quite convenient for Outlook users, as you don’t have to type the whole email address.

A recent address in Outlook for MAC is similar to the Nickname cache in Outlook for Windows.

Outlook for Mac does not synchronize the Recent Addresses data to the Exchange server. Nor it does take Recent Address data nor it provides.

What is The Location For Recent Address List in Outlook 2016 / 2011?

The following are the locations for the Recent Address list in MAC Outlook. MAC Outlook builds a database within the system of recently used email addresses and messages.

  • MAC Outlook 2016
    \Users\\Library\Group Containers\UBF8T346G9.Office\Outlook\Outlook 15 Profiles\\Data\Recent Addresses
  • MAC Outlook 2011
    \Users\\Documents\Microsoft User Data\Office 2011 Identities\\Data Records\Recent Addresses\

Also Read: Restore Autocomplete Email Address Cache in Outlook

This database does not roam with the user; means switching computers and identities.

However, this database roams between two separate Mac clients because each computer made its own local Recent Addresses database.

  • Suppose you have an iMac and a Mac laptop and are connected to a Microsoft Exchange account. So, if you open the same profile or identity on both systems. You will get the same Recent Addresses list in Outlook for MAC.

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How to manually remove/delete entries to the Recent Address list?

Follow these steps to manually remove/deleted cached email address in MAC Outlook:-

  1. Start a new email window in Outlook for Mac.
  2. Start typing a recipient’s name or email address in the ‘To’ field. The Recent Addresses list pops up.
  3. Click the X appeared on the right side of the recent address.

remove Recent Address

I hope you get all the necessary information regarding the Recent Address list in outlook for MAC 2016 / 2011.

Source of Information: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2768735/how-the-recent-addresses-feature-works-in-outlook-for-mac

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  1. What is the Recent Address list in Outlook for MAC?

    A recent address list in Outlook for MAC appeared as suggested recipients or email addresses. Whenever you type a letter in the ‘To’ field, a list of email addresses appears to autofill.
     Recent Address in Outlook for Mac

  2. Where is the Recent Addresses list stored in Mac Outlook?

    The following are the locations for the Recent Address list in MAC Outlook:-
    MAC Outlook 2016
    \Users\\Library\Group Containers\UBF8T346G9.Office\Outlook\Outlook 15 Profiles\\Data\Recent Addresses
    MAC Outlook 2011
    \Users\\Documents\Microsoft User Data\Office 2011 Identities\\Data Records\Recent Addresses\

  3. How to manually remove/delete entries to the Recent Address list?

    1. Start a new email window in Outlook for Mac.
    2. Start typing a recipient's name or email address in the ‘To’ field. The Recent Addresses list pops up.
    3. Click the X appeared on the right side of the recent address.