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outlook search folder exclude

I want to be able to exclude specific folders (e.g. trash) from the outlook search.

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please stop the search from including the trash folder. For example, I get promotional emails from a company. i also buy from them. So I want to find a past invoice. But every single promotional mail I deleted will appear in the sale. Do you have any idea how tough it is to find one invoice among literally dozens of promotional emails?

    If i delete something, I don't want to see it. Why would I want it in my search automatically? This makes no sense.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why is the trash folder automatically included when searching all folders? It's trash! All this does is clutter up my searches with useless ****.

    Please consider making searching the trash an opt-in, not an automatic feature. Or give us a way to opt out of searching the trash when doing a universal search.

    Note that I don;t want to select a specific folder, such as Inbox. I want to search everything, just not trash.

    This is a standard feature on other mail services.

    thanks,

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