5.9. Searching for Emails

Learn how to search for emails by using the following search criteria:

How to search for emails:

  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, email text

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

      Accordingly, you can limit the search to the email 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 emails within a specific time range, use a valid time range as 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, no subfolders.

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

  4. To limit the search to E-Mails with an attachment, click on Options next to the input field. Enable Has attachment.

  5. To refine the search result, enter further 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:

Related topics:

Parent topic: Email