In this mode, a copy of your mailbox is saved on your computer.This copy provides quick access to your data, and it is frequently updated with the server that runs Microsoft Exchange.Top of page Shared folders include Exchange Public Folders, Share Point folders, or another person's Exchange folders when you’re using Delegate Access.
If the connection remains unavailable, Outlook switches to Disconnected, periodically checking for server availability.
For example, you may use a laptop computer at your office and connect via a network cable to your corporate local area network (LAN).
You have access to headers and full items, including attachments.
When a slower connection is selected, only headers are automatically downloaded.
The body and any associated attachments are downloaded only when requested by you, or as necessary for synchronization with personal digital assistants (PDAs), auto archiving, and some client-side rules.