Office 365 (Outlook 2016 / 2019 for Win / Web) - How to do a Search

This article explains how to conduct a search in Outlook. These instructions are for Mail but the same rules apply to your Calendar, People, and Tasks.


Outlook Client

1. The search bar is located just above your inbox. When you click within the search field, it will pull up a Refine section in the ribbon that contains choices such as From, Subject, or Sent To which will allow you to define and narrow the search results.Click on the appropriate option and your search will be based on that parameter.

Outlook Client Search Bar

2. When you click within the search field, it will pull up a Refine section in the ribbon that contains choices such as From, Subject, or Sent To which will allow you to define and narrow the search results.Click on the appropriate option and your search will be based on that parameter. To get back to your inbox, click Inbox in your folder listings.

outlook refine client


Outlook Web Interface

1. The search bar is located above the inbox.

outlook web search

2. Once you click within the search field, you have the option of selecting the Filters option off to the right. Once you select it, it will bring up choices such as From, Subject, or Keywords which will allow you to define and narrow the search results. Once you enter that information, click Search. To get back to your inbox, click Inbox in your folder listings.

outlook web filters


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Owner:Sara S.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-04-30 11:02 CDTUpdated:2019-05-01 09:25 CDT
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