Outlook power tip: search, don’t file

January 15, 2016 No Comments Tips

Forget email folders, save time, and be efficient when looking for email by using these Outlook search criteria.

Type thisTo find this
“bobby moore”Items containing the exact phrase bobby moore. Note the use of double quotes so that the search results match the exact phrase within the quotes.
from:bobbyItems sent from bobby. You can also use full names and quotes to get exact matches.
to:bobbyItems that were sent to bobby.
from:bobby about:reportItems sent from bobby where report appears in the subject line, body, and attachment contents.
subject:”bobby moore”Items whose subject contains the phrase bobby moore.
subject:bobby mooreItems with bobby in the subject line and with moore anywhere else in the document.
received:last weekItems that arrived last week. Also use today, tomorrow, this week, the day, month, year or date.

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