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  1. Bring back search field at top of inbox

    Please let me search my inbox from a search field at the top of my inbox, instead of having to click the separate magnifying glass icon at the bottom, which is less efficient.

    5,914 votes
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    1136 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Search, “select all”, delete

    Would love to be able to do a search for specific emails from the same source or with the same subject, “select all” within the search, and then delete everything in that search with one click.

    47 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Includ the calender in the search system

    It is very annoying that the calender isn't included in search. If I want to see a special event in the calender, I have to go through all the months the find it.

    21 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Better search

    Project based emails - so email organised easily
    Improved search - even when you search on a specific name doesn’t return all emails outlook is rubbish at search

    19 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Multi-select to delete after searching keyword

    When searching for keyword and list of emails appear, allow us to delete/permanently delete the emails.

    16 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Select multiple emails after searching

    I would like to be able to select multiple emails after searching for similar ones. I was surprised when I wasn’t able to do that.

    14 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Calendar

    I have a long time getting you to implant search function in the calendar where I can search for meetings, activity later in the time. Also able to search for previous activities. Google and others have it in their calendars. Hope you see the customer's needs.

    10 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Search Results Should Allow Bulk Actions

    I sometimes like to search for all of a certain type of email (for example Amazon orders) and then move then all into specific folders. Currently I don't believe bulk actions are allowed from the search results page meaning every single email must be manually opened and then moved, which is very tedious. This should be easy to implement and would make life much easier!

    14 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Search trash

    I understand there are those who don’t want to search the trash folder but there are also those who do. I would like to suggest a toggle option to serve both needs. Right now if I delete something and need to find it in a week I have to use the desktop app.

    13 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Search history

    Ability to delete contact history

    2 votes
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  11. Search Option

    Search option doesn’t work perfectly. It’s difficult to find old emails.

    7 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Open keyboard on search

    It is a small thing, but when hitting the search magnifying glass if the keyboard would automatically pop up that would be great. Saves a click!

    7 votes
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  13. Search via pull-down, not separate screen

    It’s really confusing to have to go to another screen to search. Everything else on my iPad has a Search box which you pull down from the top of the list of things to be searched (in this case, that would be the list of email titles). As a consequence, every time I need to search, I try to pull down the list of emails, and then realise that won’t work...

    10 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Accurate search results

    When searching emails by name or key words, the results given should match more accurately. When I type a specific word I get results that are not relevant and have to scroll to find words that match within the results. Specifically in outlook for IOS, I don’t get all matching results. It typically only shows emails from me, when I actually need the original sent to me. Outlook didn’t used to behave this way in either iOS or windows.

    5 votes
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  15. Single touch search

    To search I have to;
    1) touch search magnifying glass
    2) touch on text field
    3) after entering text, i have to touch ‘search’.

    Suggest when search magnifying glass is touched, search field is auto selected with keyboard available straight away. Search should commence after 1.5 seconds of no further entry (with search cancelled if further text is entered).

    53 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Select All after Filter

    Need to be able to filter on a sender, subject, or keyword, then “Select All Filtered”, and then have options (for only the selected) to delete, archive, move, etc...

    6 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Better search and categorization of results

    Scope of search should include all items including calendars and folders. Display of results and its filtration needs better capabilities. I have to usually look up email, notes and calendars items by sent, addresses to, attachment indicator, search keyword can be targeted on body differently than subject or sender. Advanced search capabilities can be cumbersome to be built on mobile but it will be great if some of these can be incorporated without losing the ease of navigation. I would like to see ‘related items’ when something is selected on an email. Could be subject, sender, phrases in email, etc.…

    2 votes
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  18. Ability to swipe to delete or mark unread while searching

    If you search for emails from a user, once it displays the results swiping left and right on specific emails doesn’t work. Adding this would be a very easy way to help clean up the inbox or to delete items that aren’t needed. Currently you have to go into each email and delete it from that screen, so there’s a lot of repetitive steps needed when working with a lot of emails.

    4 votes
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  19. Search feature

    You should be able to search ALL emails from the inbox, not just inbox emails. This is important when you can not remember what folder an email is in.

    1 vote
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  20. Search mail with option “search in the folder”

    When searching for an email, add switch "search in folder", like the existing one “attached”, to filter the results to a selection of mail in a specific folder.

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