Search for an email

You can search for an email messages or people in Outlook by using the Search Mail and People box at the top of the page.

  1. In the Search Mail and People box, type who (name of a person) or what (a subject) you want to search for, and then choose .

  2. Choose a specific folder to search, for example, your Inbox, or choose All folders.

NOTES: Outlook returns results by highlighting the words that match your search words.

  1. Double-click to open the message in the returned results you want to open.