Sunday, December 15, 2013

Searching For A Mail In Outlook

Your Outlook mailbox folders are the guardians of your mails and the Outlook mailbox folders are often filled with heaps of mails. Mails can be from work, family, friends etc and these mails just keep piling up day by day. When such a huge amount of mails pile up, suddenly a situation may spring up when you want to go through a specific mail from a specific user, it is bound to be a painstaking task with such a number of mails around. However, the Outlook comes to your rescue, as there is an inbuilt search tool in Outlook that can save you time and help in searching the mail of your choice. By following the below provided guidelines, you can easily search for the desired mail.


  • Access the Microsoft Outlook program that is installed in your system by choosing the Microsoft Outlook option from the Start menu or double clicking the Microsoft Outlook desktop shortcut icon. Microsoft Outlook can also be accessed from the specific location in the hard disk.
  • When Outlook opens, click on Mail from the main menu bar.
  • From the navigation pane, choose the folder in which you want to search for the mails or choose All Mail Items, in order to include all the folders for your search.
  • In the search box, enter the desired phrase. Now Outlook will start to search for mails that contain the particular phrase and the search results containing the particular search phrase will spring up as you type the phrase.
  • If you require adding advanced filters to the search, towards the right of the search box, a downward pointing double arrow can be seen- you need to click it. In order to shrink your search results, you can remove the unwanted message subjects, time frames, senders etc.
  • In the list of the search results, choose the email that you were searching for and the full mail can be viewed in the message pane.

By following these simple guidelines, you can easily search for your desired mail in Outlook. If you could not understand the guidelines or if you need to resolve other Outlook problems and help is needed, you may contact our customer support center. Our customer support center will resolve all your Outlook problems and help for your Outlook can be easily obtained.

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