Connecting SharePoint 2013 to Outlook 2013 - beyond the basic parameters

Posted on 2015-01-07
Last Modified: 2015-01-08
Can any one explain how to connect a SharePoint contact list to Outlook 2013 and to direct the contacts into an existing Outlook directory.  The standard toolbar "Connect to Outlook" functionality adds a new node on the Contacts directory tree in Outlook under the heading Other Contacts.

This has two disadvantages: first is searching within Outlook on contacts is harder and second, it is not possible to replicate this list to the contacts list(s) on a mobile device.

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Not possible?
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Rainer Jeschor earned 500 total points
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afaik this is not possible ootb - see the following info from the SharePoint Online team:

There might be 3rd party tools/apps that can handle this like but they will cost money.


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Thanks you very much.

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