Filtering email messages in Outlook 2013

Here is a quick tip from Microsoft about using filters in Outlook 2013 searches to make searching quicker and more efficient:

When searching for a particular message, you might remember that it contained an attachment, was marked important, or was received last week. To find a message based on certain criteria, the Filter Email command provides fast access to the most frequently used Instant Searches.

LA Orange County South Bay network support for Outlook 2013Click Home, and then in the Find group, click Filter Email.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 Screenshot - Filter email

When you use a filter, the same Search Tools tab appears on the ribbon as when you click in the Instant Search box.

To clear the search results and view all items in the selected mail folder, click Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Screenshot - Clear results in the Instant Search box, or on the Search tab, in the Close group, click Close Search.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 Screenshot - The Instant Search box

In the Instant Search box, click Microsoft Outlook 2013 Screenshot - Close Search button to clear the search results

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