GetAddressEntryFromID Method

NameSpace.GetAddressEntryFromID Method (Outlook)

Office 2013 and later

Contribute to this content

Use GitHub to suggest and submit changes. See our guidelines for contributing to VBA documentation.

Returns an AddressEntry object that represents the address entry for the specified ID.

expression .GetAddressEntryFromID(ID)

expression A variable that represents a NameSpace object.




Data Type





Used to identify an address entry that is maintained for the session.

Return Value

An AddressEntry that has the ID property that matches the specified ID.

This method is similar to the GetAddressEntryFromID method of the Account object. Use this method if there is only the primary Exchange account in the current profile. If there are multiple Microsoft Exchange accounts in the current profile, use the GetAddressEntryFromID method for the corresponding account.

The ID property for an AddressEntry is a permanent, unique string identifier that the transport provider assigns when an AddressEntry is created.

Outlook maintains a hierarchy of address books for a session, and the address entry returned must match the given ID and be in one of the address books.

GetAddressEntryFromID returns an error if no item with the given ID can be found, if no connection is available, or if the user is set to work offline.

© 2015 Microsoft