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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.

    5,195 votes
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      1067 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Include Deleted Items folder in search

      Search results do not include results from the Deleted Items folder, and this is the most important folder to search for me. I need a way to search the deleted items folder.

      13 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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.

        7 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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.

          4 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!

            6 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

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

                Update the search feature so you can search a specific folder only. Having a search feature that searches all folders at once isn’t helpful and rarely find what you are looking for. Might easier to focus on search in specific folders when you know what folder email or document is in. Current search feat is useless most of the time.

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

                  4 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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).

                    43 votes
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                      11 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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!

                      4 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

                        3 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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.

                          3 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Search Option

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

                            3 votes
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                            • Search

                              Make the email search more user friendly. The previous method was more efficient and faster. The new search misses a lot of messages.

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 15 votes
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                                • 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.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • Same search functions as on desktop

                                      Use functions like ‘from:’, ‘to:’, etc

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                                      • Search is really bad

                                        And particularly difficult to find mails when they are part of a conversation grouping.

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                                        • Searching issue

                                          When I am searching by email, it comes with Cc, and To Mix, I suggest to add
                                          You can search for Name or by Date or by subject.

                                          Currently, I can't search by subject.

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