Global Address Book Download Initial Delay

When set, this will delay the initial download of the Global Address Book by a random number between 0 and the number of minutes specified after sign-in. When the value is 0, the download will begin immediately after sign-in. By default, the value is 60. This means that there will be a random delay between 0 and 60 minutes after sign-in before Lync begins to download the address book.

Supported on: At least Windows 7

Maximum possible number of minutes to delay download:

Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\lync
Value Namegaldownloadinitialdelay
Default Value60
Min Value0
Max Value


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