What is the Global Address List / Address Book

The Global Address List (GAL) is a searchable directory in Outlook of all the users, groups, shared contacts, and resources defined for your G Suite domain. These same global contacts are available from the Gmail interface on the web.

By default, global addresses are shared with everyone in your organization. They include each user’s primary email address and any email aliases or nicknames. Their name format (for example, Last name, First name or First name, Last name) follows your name format settings in Gmail.

Administrators can hide:

Requires G Suite administrator privileges. If you need help, contact your admin. Who's my admin? 

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