Need to be able to search all folders...
Would be good to have a proper search function, where you can specify folders, mail content etc.
Need to be able to quickly search for emails from an individual. Currently it just finds everything related to them, including emails sent to them from anyone, which is rarely helpful and turns a quick search into an infuriating hunt.
Aldo Villari commented
Search feature is so poor on both portable or pc version. Can hardly believe outlook might have been created something like 30 years ago now and still missing such basics and yet fundamental features. Hey Microsft guys aren’t you using outlook yourself to know how frustating that is??
Agree, it is not good to search!
Csaba Knizner commented
Would be nice to be able to search the calendar like you can on the calendar that came with the phone
Search feature is terrible. Gmail is a million times easier to find items in my inbox as well as folders.
Katherine Martinez commented
I want my emails, especially the focused ones, to be kept loaded at all times.
Terrible search feature. Can’t rarely find emails using this function on the iPhone app. Needs to be improved.
Amir Andalibi commented
This is not a feature! This is a MUST have option!!
It is so disappointing that Outlook only search the inbox and not any other folder
I cannot find the sent mail and deleted mail. Very confusing.
The search function on any apple device is atrocious! I can’t find stuff! The spam also misses half the junk but then puts important emails in spam. Very poorly maintained, will be moving to another App soon unless this improves.
On the desktop app, customisable search folders can be created to show mail matching the folder criteria. This can then be favourited.
I frequently use this for holding all flagged and unread emails in one place regardless of which folder they are files in.
Have search functionality within each inbox (main, subfolders) so you can search within the targeted inbox.
Or build a filter where you can filter by subfolder, all or main inbox; search by to or sent to; with attachment/not just like regular outlook on computer. It’s impossible to search any emails on the phone.
I suggested a feature to be able to move messages to folders by being able to search for the folder without scrolling through a long list. This was implemented. Can you also add the same functionality when just in view mode so you can move to different folders by doing the same and add the search bar in the folder view?
Geoff Webb commented
Filter by attachement.
Search by folder
Currently the outlook app only allows you to search your entire inbox. This makes it very hard to find what you are looking for. The search functionality needs to be available in every folder individually.
has this anoying issue been solved yet?
1. Being able to search for a folder so you don’t have to scroll to find the folder you need (currently can only do this when filing items)
2. Favorites, recently used tab for folders so becomes easier to file multiple items
3. Allow selection of multiple items to file them into folders
I used to be able to keyword search in a particular mail folder. Now when I try to search it looks in all folders.
Why has this feature not yet been added when there are at least 800 others who have asked the same. Can multiply that by a factor of 1000 for all those that are frustrated by this missing feature.
Surely 80,000 requests are not going unnoticed Microsoft🤔😕