Outlook 2016 updating address book hangs
Step 3: The new version of the GAL will now be downloaded.
A status window will open to indicate that the download is in progress and will close automatically when the download is complete.
Note: To locate this option, follow these steps: On the Tools menu, point to Send/Receive, point to Send/Receive Settings, and then click Define Send/Receive Groups. When you click to select the Download offline address book check box and then click Address Book Settings, the Offline Address Book dialog box appears.STATUS: WORKAROUND For the most recent information on this issue, go to Missing View Settings button in Outlook 2016.