Advanced Searching in Outlook

The search feature in Outlook is a very powerful tool that can be enhanced by using the More command to further define a search and add more fields to the process.

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  • Click in the Instant Search box (located at the top of the Inbox email list) to display thesearch contextual ribbon.
  • Click on More in the Refine group.
  • Choose any of the additional search fields on the More gallery to build your search profile.
  • As you enter the search criteria in each field, Outlook builds the search statement in theInstant Search box.

You can remove a field from the Query Builderby clicking on the X to the right of the field.

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For more outlook techniques see our Outlook Tips.