Searching My Archive

OVERVIEW

Learn how to search and retrieve your personal emails and attachments. Please note that the quick search (search box below the "Messages" tab) functionality is not the same for the "Messages" and "Attachments" views.

QUICK SEARCH

You have the possibility to search your personal archive from the search box located above the Subject filed (for "Messages" view) or above File field (for "Attachments" view).

Messages view

The quick search box under the "Messages" tab can be used by placing any of the following in the search box:
        * Keyword, partial email address or attachment name (all allow for wildcards, even leading wildcards).
        * Keyword/phrase (use quotation marks ("...") around multiple words for phrase search).
        * Sender (jdoe@acme.com, *@acme.com, jode@acme*, *doe*).
        * Recipients (jdoe@acem.com, *acme.com, *doe*).
        * Attachment name (contract, *$, 200*).
        * Attachment types (*.doc, *.xls, *invoice, *ppt).

The quick search box under the "Messages" tab searches through email headers, body text and attachments. You can use an AND, OR, and ',' operators between terms in the quick search box if you are using multiple search criterai.

Once you are done populating the quick search box, click on the "Search All Mail" button right next to the search box to perform the search.

Screenshot - Messages view - Quick Search



Attachments view

The quick search box under the "Attachments" tab can be used by placing any of the following in the search box:
        * Keyword, partial attachment name (all allow for wildcards, even leading wildcards).
        * Keyword/phrase (use quotation marks ("...") around multiple words for phrase search).
        * Attachment name (contract, *$, 200*).
        * Attachment types (*.doc, *.xls, *invoice, *ppt).

The quick search box searches through attachments' names and attachments' body text. 

Once you are done populating the quick search box, click on the "Search Attachments" button right next to the search box to perform the search.

Screenshot - Attachments view - Quick search