Tag: Outlook Search Query

Outlook Search Shortcuts

Listed below are some popular search shortcuts/search keywords to help with narrowing your search results within Outlook:

KeywordDescription
NOTIf you want to exclude certain search results, you can use the NOT operator.
[ ]If you want to find an item for which a certain value is not set, you can use the square bracket characters;
(http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10810003 = 102 or
http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10810003 = 103 or
http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10810003 = 104) 
This will filter the view on items that have been replied to or
forwarded. The 102 means replied, 103 means reply to all and 104
means forwarded.
NOT (http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10810003 = 102 or
http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10810003 = 103 or
http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10810003 = 104)
Messages that have not been replied or forwarded. Source: http://www.office-outlook.com/outlook-forum/index.php/m/170196/

Search Examples

Example Search QueryUsed For
NOT (from:.edu)Find all emails not from a .edu address
NOT category:[]Find all emails that have a category assigned to it
Has attachmentFind all emails with attachments