Searching for Messages in the Message List

Via the search bar above the message list, you carry out a simple search for messages.

The search bar above the message list offers you the following search options.

  1. Navigate to Mail.

    The module Mail opens. On the left, the folder menu is displayed.

    Figure 1: Folder menu
  2. Select your account or a folder.

    The account or the folder is the search scope.

    On the right of the folder menu, the messages from the selected account or folder are displayed in a message list. Above the message list, there is a search bar with a drop-down menu.

  3. In the drop-down menu, click on the arrow and select the criterion by which you want to search the messages.

    The criteria refer to fields of the messages.

    • Subject: The subjects are searched.
    • Sender: The senders are searched.
    • Subject or Sender: The subjects and senders are searched.
    • To or Cc: The direct recipients and the recipients of copies of the messages are searched.
    • : The message texts are searched.
    Figure 2: Search bar with drop-down menu
  4. Enter the search term in the search bar and confirm your entry with the enter key.

The messages from the selected account or folder are searched for the search term. The search results are displayed in the message list under the search bar.