Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Use Instant Search to find a message, part of Efficient Email Management with Outlook 2016 for Mac.
- [Narrator] Outlook for Mac has great search features.…If I'm looking for a particular message,…I can click Search right here…and enter the text that I'm looking for.…And notice that I get different choices.…Who it's from, who it's to, the subject,…received or the category,…which we haven't used categories yet,…but all of these other items we have.…So I have items that are from Lynn, to Lynn,…where the subject is Lynn,…where the person who received is Lynn,…and I'm going to say I'm looking for messages to Lynn.…
Now notice that right now I'm in my inbox,…so when I search in my inbox,…then it isn't finding any messages to Lynn,…but we know they're there because I wrote back to her,…so what's the deal and how do I get around this?…Well, nothing hard going on here.…If I'm looking for a message to Lynn,…I don't have to go to Sent Items to find it.…I'm looking for a message to Lynn,…and as soon as I fire up this search box,…I get a Search tab here on my Ribbon,…and check this out, look in All Mail,…and there are the items from Sent Items.…
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- Viewing messages by conversation
- Using Instant Search to find a message
- Saving a search as a Smart Folder
- Arranging email by date or by sender
- Creating inbox folders
- Customizing and using categories
- Flagging an email for action
- Creating and managing rules that handle messages
- Using out-of-office replies