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  1. unable to find emails.

    email missing???? what's happening why can't I find several emails that I know I've had. I search for a contact and no emails come up from her. These are important emails........

    1 vote
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  2. Advanced search missing

    Add advanced search option on web page like you provide in desktop outlook version.

    14 votes
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  3. unable to find item in 'recycle bin' [mystery]#

    I am nable to search order or find an item (in pdf format) that I just deleted from another folder as I was cleaning up my folders.

    search function this being an achilles heel of many web based applications and social media possibly due to indexation and other usability issues and the sad state of losing valuable information is the result of it.

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  4. Filter options missing

    Please, enhance the search filters (filters by Unread, From, To, and so on... are a must!) Would also be good to be able to combine them.

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  5. lost emails because of groupingthem

    Not Nice! I am missing emails! When someone send me 3 emails, I should see 3 emails. But now I only see one. Why????? I do not like it at all.

    2 votes
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  6. silly system

    eliminating promoted links
    how to do it ?

    1 vote
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  7. Missing search keyword by sender's email

    The search feature seems to have fewer options after the change. It used to be, when I entered a keyword into the search bar, I would have all these option about if I wanted to search only for emails to/from a certain email, but I can't find an option for that anymore. I used it a lot, please bring it back.

    7 votes
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  8. Search results in the new outlook version are limited to displaying only the first 250items.

    Search results in the new outlook version are limited to displaying only 250items.

    For instance if I search for emails between 01/01/2015->01/01/2018, once it reaches 250emails displayed you won't be able to scroll down more to see the rest.

    This is really bad and tedious, If I want to make sure I didn't miss any emails, I have to split my searches for the same item into multiple tabs with smaller intervals.
    With the old version of outlook there was no such limitation.

    Please remove the search limitation, or at the very least indicate that there are more results not…

    6 votes
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  9. THE SERCH OF MAIL IS SO BAD

    The search by a mail is very inefficient. the usure should lost a lot of time to find a mail because the selection is delete when enter tu read one of them, It is basic and very neccesary, I must change to gmail if you dont correct this.

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  10. searching

    Why do I get more results when searching a individual folder than I do when searching all folders? /:(

    2 votes
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  11. Search and delete only 5 items at a time!

    bring back ability to search and delete only five items at a time

    2 votes
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  12. Can't you make anything simple?

    I can't seem to get anything to come up when I search. Very frustrating

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  13. Difficulties in finding folders

    Search function for folder names and lsit all folders.

    I can't find some of my folders properly. When I use "move to" - I can see the names on all my folders. But it seems I can't find the folders neither under "folders" nor inmail. How do I find a folder such as "Gitarr" for example? ( I do have one folder called Gitarr and sång)

    3 votes
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  14. search engine

    Where are theses functions : when you type in a search, you could open one of the mails fitting with the search, then return to the list of mails fitting with this search. Function has disappeared, I'm obliged do do my search again !!!

    8 votes
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  15. Search Icon missing The Search Icon Top Left Side of screen. Miss it very much

    Put the seracj icon back at the top left very useful tool

    2 votes
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  16. Can't find search with attachments anymore

    Can't find how to search for messages with attachments (used to be easy to find).

    3 votes
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  17. Bring back hover search of email senders!

    Can't hover over sender of email to search for more emails from that sender, so I can delete them all at once.
    This is a huge time waster for me!
    Why did you change this feature Microsoft??

    26 votes
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  18. Search is useless

    Search is useless. I've searched for portions of strings that are clearly inside HTML portions of my emails and the search UI fails to find them.

    Example. I see emails from American Airlines (HTML format, not attachments) containing my flight-number. If i search for a portion of that number...search can't find it.

    18 votes
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  19. Don't show deleted mails in search results by default

    I'm trying to cleanup my emails:
    1) search for emails to be deleted
    2) delete them
    3) refresh the search : they're still displayed in the search results, this time with the Deleted folder indication.

    I would like to have an option that would allow me to NOT display deleted messages, so that I wouldn't have to select the Inbox folder at each and every research in order to exclude deleted items.

    10 votes
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  20. I can't get organised

    It's impossible to organise my emails. If I search for something in my inbox it brings everything up, even deleted items. How can I organise things? The search
    is rubbish

    11 votes
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