Disable autocomplete addressing in Outlook 2016 for Mac

jcorrigan used Ask the Experts™
Does anyone know if there is a way to turn off the autocomplete address feature in Outlook 2016 for Mac?  I cant find the option anywhere.
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I don't believe there is a way to disable it, but you can delete entries as follows:
How do I delete an entry from the Recent Addresses in Outlook 2016 for Mac or Outlook for Mac 2011?
To manually delete an entry from Recent Addresses, follow these steps:

    Open a new email window.
    Begin typing a recipient's name or email address in the To field. The Recent Addresses list appears.
    Click the X at the right side of the recent address whose entry you want to delete from Recent Addresses.

As per: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2768735
According to MS:

Click the File tab.

Click Options.

Click Mail.

Under Send messages, select or clear the Use Auto-Complete List to suggest names when typing in the To, Cc and Bcc lines check box.
Matt MinorTechnical Systems Analyst

I don't believe that applies in office for Mac.


Thanks Matt.  That is all i have been able to find as well.  I was hoping that there was possibly a terminal command that would disable it.  Im going to leave the question open for the day and if no one else provides a solution, i will award points.

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