5.9. Searching for E-Mail Messages

Learn how to search for email messages by using the following search criteria:

How to search for E-Mail messages:

  1. Click on the Search input field. Enter a search term in the input field.

    The search menu opens.

  2. Define the data sources to be searched by clicking on an entry in the search menu.

    • If clicking on the search term or pressing enter, the following data sources are searched: sender, recipient, subject, E-Mail text

    • In order to only search in the subject, click on in subject.

      Accordingly, you can limit the search to the E-Mail text or to attachment file names.

    • In order to search for senders or recipients matching the search term, click on a name. You can define whether to search the sender, recipients or both. To do so, click on From next to the name.

    • In order to search for E-Mail Messages within a specific time range, use a valid time range as the search term.

    The search results are displayed in the list that is shown in the display area. For each search result, the folder with the found object is displayed.

  3. To select a folder for the search, click on the folder name next to the input field.

    • If you select All folders, all folders and subfolders of the internal email account are searched. Note: Depending on the email server, this function might not be available. In this case, only the current folder will be searched, not subfolders.

    • If you select a specific folder or the folder of an external E-Mail account, only this folder is searched, but no subfolders.

  4. To limit the search to email messages with an attachment, click on Options next to the input field. Enable Has attachment.

  5. To refine the search result, enter additional search terms: To remove a search term, click the Remove icon next to the search term.

  6. In order to finish the search, click the Cancel search icon in the input field.

User interface:

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Parent topic: E-Mail