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The search function doesn't work

The search function is not working! this is why google is so much better than outlook. I would never use this if it wasn't imposed by my employer.

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  • J. Quist commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Whenever I try to search in my in-place archive it tells me "that can't be performed right now." Switching to old version I can search it fine. Please fix.

  • shekinah commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    is this really fixed? As I tried to search in my online archive but it shows the error "Your request cant be completed right now"

  • LY commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    For my work I need to send many emails (hundreds) in one shot. It is a communication process for our guests that is necessary. It will not send when I attempt this. also, I'm not able to perform a search for specific emails. I know the process on how to do it, it just doesn't work. Not sure if this is a glitch with the new Outlook, of if our system and the new mode isn't compatible.

  • SJNBham commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Looks like this is working now! We're use the GCC service in case that makes a difference.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Fielded search, like from: works fine, but full text search fails to find document right in front of me that have the query terms.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Seems like everytime I try to search the calendar in the "new" version of 365, it errors or times out. However, when I toggle back to the regular version I can search and find what I'm looking for without issue.

  • Alessandra commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Search doesn't work properly, returning no results sometimes (as in older version), causing a lot of misleads in did or did not send/receive an specific e-mail. Can't move grouped messages to different folders.
    All very confusing, still needs lots of work.

  • Adam commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Not sure what I am doing wrong, but search only finds contacts. If I search for keywords it consistently returns an error saying that my request can not be completed at this time.

  • John Parkman commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I like the preview, but I have to turn it off temporarily whenever I need to search for an email. I don't have a problem finding the search bar like the others have commented. It is just that it always says, "Your request can't be completed right now." I do not have any suggestions to offer, but this is the feedback form that I am offered every time I turn off the preview.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    unable to find any email by search. Unable to find Po or invoices. It really is terrible

  • Jeremy Brown commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm unable to search my mailbox. When using Edge, I can initiate a search; however, it will eventually provide the error "Your request can't be completed right now.". If I roll back to the old mailbox my search will complete. After I complete my search I can go back to the new version and the search will complete. It seems there is a cache, and once in the cache, your search will succeed.

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