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  1. Provide the ability to jump to an email folder from a search.

    Feature to enable to jump to an email folder from a search. When you search for email and find it, enable the folder to be opened from the search result, or provide simple way to go direct to the folder.

    33 votes

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  2. To list search

    Sometimes when To list is huge and we would like to confirm if a person is already added in To list or not. we need a feature to search a particular person in To List.

    2 votes

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  3. Provide the option to set default search mailbox or folder

    Provide the option to set the default search folder or mailbox . Currently the default is "Current Mailbox". I want to set the default to "Current Folder". I don't believe that many users need the default to be "Current Mailbox". You typically want to search a specific folder (e.g. Inbox, Sent, Deleted, or a user defined mail box.

    8 votes

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  4. Default to Partial Word Search

    Users should be able to search partial words in Outlook quickly without having to type extra characters to do so. In previous versions of Outlook a user could click one of the Refine options - "From", "Subject", et al - and the search operator would appear in the search box with parentheses inside which the user could type a partial search term and receive results for anything including that partial term. In 365 however, when a user clicks a Refine option, the search operator appears with quotes instead of parentheses. This causes partial search terms to return incomplete results or,…

    46 votes

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  5. Find duplicate messages

    Find duplicate messages

    20 votes

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  6. Search Folders limitation

    "Search folder" limits to searching emails stored in the local cache (OST). Wish the mails search can apply to all emails inside the mailbox (both online and offline), including the online archive mailbox as well.

    26 votes

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  7. search for unanswered emails

    I would like a new filter which allows me to search for unanswered emails. It happends from time to time that I'm not recieving any answer on my emalis and I would like to track these each month.

    11 votes

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  8. Search results including the PDF files

    Search results normally not showing the PDF , that may contain the search result. Please add that feature too.

    9 votes

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  9. Do not show search suggestions ( history ) in Search field of Outlook 2016

    I am using Outlook 2016. When I try to search my inbox for a message, once I click in the search box, Outlook "helpfully" gives me dropdown suggestions based on my last several inbox searches. This is completely unhelpful because very few people search same thing twice. Suggestion boxes are so obtrusive that I almost always click on one accidentally, which messes up the search I am actually trying to do. Please tell me that turning this off is an option! It's driving me crazy.

    63 votes

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  10. Provide a feature in Search in Outlook Client app to display words using prefix as well as suffix in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Searching for part of words in mail outlook 365 The most basic way to search is by simply typing a word or phrase. Outlook uses what's call

    Provide a feature in Search in Outlook Client app to display words using prefix as well as suffix in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as of now it only displays search results using prefix.

    Searching for part of words in mail outlook 365

    The most basic way to search is by simply typing a word or phrase. Outlook uses what's called prefix matching when you search. So if you type "ray" in the search box,…

    11 votes

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  11. Please activate advanced search (CTRL+SHIFT+F) again.

    Please activate advanced search (CTRL+SHIFT+F) again.

    29 votes

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  12. When searching n Advanced Find automatically change columns to "to" when searching the Sent folder (From in the Inbox)

    When searching n Advanced Find automatically change columns to "to" when searching the Sent folder (From in the Inbox)

    2 votes

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  13. Fix bug that has blown out the search function in Outlook

    After a recent update, I can no longer do a search in Outlook for recent emails. Microsoft support tried fixing but they are unable to fix this. Please fix this error as without being able to do a search, I am not able to handle my business emails. Extremely frustrating and apparently I am not the only one having this problem. first time in my computer history that I am considering moving to a MAC. This is really unacceptable.

    29 votes

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  14. Provide a filter emails by searching unreplied messages

    Implement a search filter that allows you to search for messages that have not been replied to yet. This will allow Outlook Users to identify messages that have been received, but not responded to yet. Thus, minimizing the occurrence of missed emails.

    10 votes

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  15. "Fin related -> Messages from sender" search is incomplete

    "Fin related -> Messages from sender" search is incomplete

    I have 4500 emails in enterprise outlook inbox. out of nearly 2500 mails are to be deleted. When I do "Fin related -> Messages from sender", it shows only 100 results at a time and shows status (at bottom) searching... This is happening after my mailbox migrated to office 365. I did index rebuild etc... work to resolve myself but no luck. Due to security reasons I am providing personal email ID to the conversation

    4 votes

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  16. opan a new outlook account

    open a new outlook account

    3 votes

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  17. search box in outlook 2016

    When adding individual search boxes by subject, sent, folder, body, attachments, etc, these are added vertically in a column and end up taking a log of vertical screen space, and leaving a lot of unused screen space to their left. It would be preferable to optimize the use of screen space, and allow the user to move the individual search boxes around (up,down, left, right) afterwards, as needed.

    Also, make the search box a little bit bigger.

    24 votes

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  18. Search in Network Drives for .pst

    Outlook 365 does not perform searches on ".pst" files that we have in network drives.

    7 votes

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  19. Please allow user customization of number of "Recent Searches" in Outlook 365/2016.

    Please allow user customization of number of "Recent Searches" in Outlook 365/2016.

    10 votes

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  20. Provide a feature to create SEARCH FOLDER based on Regular Expressions in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    When we use SEARCH in Microsoft Outlook 2016 using regular expressions, a provision of a SEARCH FOLDER to be created based on regular expression like: (((((to:(First Name; Last Name) OR cc:(First Name; Last Name)) AND ((isread:no) OR ((isread:yes) AND followupflag:followup flag)))) AND folderpath:Inbox)) would make the application more productive.

    5 votes

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