The preferred method is for a server administrator to upload photos into Active Directory, and the Global Address List can then synchronize those changes.
If users are working in cached mode, then there is an additional step to modify the Offline Address Book (OAB) to include the photo, because otherwise it only includes a pointer to the photo.
Figure 1 – Outlook Social Connector (OSC) If you click on the OSC you can their picture and a summarized view of recent conversations you have had with that person.
It looks like Microsoft was inspired by the popular Xobni plug-in =) The OSC will show photos from local contacts, the Global Address List, or 3rd party connectors.
Sometimes, users have faced an issue like “Outlook Offline Address Book not updating” because of resources available on the host server and service failed.
To fix Exchange Outlook OAB not updating issue, So that user able to opt a manual method.
Generally, users have located as well as opened the email account at once then able to recreate their profile to solve an issue of Outlook OAB not updating through the following steps those are discussed below: Step 1: First, click on the add button – Make sure do not use Copy(Ctrl C) button not even while users want to recreate their mail account or also ending to copy the corruption.