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  1. Improved search capability

    Search is very poor and limited, would be useful if you could interrogate the whole mailbox and sub folders.

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      1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • All search of contacts, specific folders, between dates, specific mail features

      It would help a lot if there was more flexibility in the search function so a more focused set of results is showed rather than everything. Even a simple feature such as allowing a search string would help immensely. I have tens of thousands of mails and over 5000 contacts so end of with hundreds of search results which I can’t narrow down or sort.

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        0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Pause browsing

        Pause the browsing history! Give us that option, when you guys track it websites pick ups my email and send me spam!

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          0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make the new top bar consistent between tabs

          So, with the new beta, there’s that new header. First off, I love it. But when you go to the Mail or Calendar tab, there’s a mail/calendar icon with the text at the top. What bugs me, there isn’t an icon for Search. I’d be nice to add a Search icon to improve consistency and overall look.

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            0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Search by size

            Suggestion on being able to search by size by example less than 1mb, etc or ranges, example 2mb to 5mb etc. not necessarily on filter option but using search bar.

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              0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Find a free room with right size and suggest an appointment time

              Outlook can suggest new meeting time for people invited right now, but at my work we have a shortage of rooms so I would need outlook to be able to find a free room and suggest a meeting time when there is a room available for the amount of meeting participants that I am inviting.
              Thank you in advance!

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                0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add a “clear history” menu

                It would be great if Microsoft Outlook for iOS has a feature to delete the search history. Just like on the instagram, we can “clear search history” very easily.

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                • Better searching query

                  Outlooks internal searching for keywords in emails and subject lines is dismal. Please refine.

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                    0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    • Advanced Search

                      Ability to perform an advanced search on emails with frequently used parameters like :
                      - From
                      - Date Range
                      - subject line
                      - by folder
                      - with attachment
                      - me as recipient: to or cc

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                      • Searches

                        The search function on iPhone Outlook is the slowest I hv seen of any email package. It can take minutes at times. Surely there is a better way of doing this!

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                          19 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi there, 
                           
                          Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.
                           
                          We are so sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app (in the Settings > Help and Feedback > Contact Support) so that we can assist you in the best possible way. 
                           
                          We look forward to fixing this for you. 
                           
                          All the best
                          The Outlook Mobile Team
                           
                          PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

                        • Categorize "Note To Self"

                          The "Note To Self" feature is great but I'm unable to search for all my notes-to-self using "Note To Self" as the search criteria. I hope that makes sense. I would love to be able to search for, and see in one collected list, all the notes-to-self that I haven't addressed yet instead of having to scroll through all my emails to find them. I suggest being able to categorize "Note To Self in the next update? Thanks

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                            10 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

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                              1065 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hey there!

                              To use the new search feature simply double tap the search icon this will allow you to search all folders connected to the Outlook app.

                              Having trouble finding the feature? Let us know by going to Settings> Help & Feedback> Contact Support. We’re here to help.

                              Thank you again for your support, we look forward to hearing more of your ideas very soon.

                              All the best
                              The Outlook Mobile Team

                              PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

                            • 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...

                              8 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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!

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                                • 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).

                                  35 votes
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                                    10 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Can I get IOS on this phone ne

                                    Is there any IOS app for LG mobiles or any family nexus app for this phone .

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                                      0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Hi there, 

                                      Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience.

                                      We are sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app by going to Settings > Help and Feedback > Contact Support so that we can assist you in the best possible way. 

                                      We look forward to fixing this for you. 

                                      All the best,

                                      The Outlook Mobile Team

                                      PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

                                    • 11 votes
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                                      • Fix broken search on ios

                                        Searching for email on iPhone and then opening it via outlook leads to a 'email no longer exists' message. However searching in outlook finds it.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi there, 

                                          Thank you for using Outlook and letting us know about your current experience. We really appreciate your support.
                                           
                                          We are so sorry this is happening to you. Please contact us through the Help Section of the app (in the Settings > Help and Feedback > Contact Support) so that we can assist you in the best possible way. 

                                          We look forward to fixing this for you. 
                                           
                                          All the best
                                          The Outlook Mobile Team

                                          PS: Please use the Help Section of the app for any questions, we are not able to see replies to this address.

                                        • The contact search function is clunky; provide a contact button

                                          Mirror Apple’s contact features; provide a contact button on the tool bar; improve the search function...when I search for a contact, all I want is the contact profile...if I wanted related emails etc, I’d search for those item separately

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