How to do advanced searches in Gmail
One of the most important features have the Google email service is its powerful search engine. Through him we can find almost everything you seek. It is important to have this tool because Gmail allows us to store large amounts of information and email.
In this post we will teach them how to move forward in search of our Gmail email.
Gmail has several advanced search parameters that allow you to filter thousands of emails from a single motion, and visualize what you need in seconds. Almost all the information is stored has a search parameter, up to us to know which function to use to achieve successfully find what we seek.
Some of the most commonly used are:
from: Used to specify the sender
to: Used to specify a recipient
subject: Search for words in the subject line
OR Search for messages matching term A or term B*
*OR must be in all caps
Example: from:amy OR from:david
has:attachment Search for messages with an attachment
Example: from:david has:attachment
filename: Search for an attachment by name or type
( ) Used to group words: Used to specify terms that shouldn’t be excluded
Example: from:amy (dinner OR movie)
Meaning: Messages from Amy that contain either the word “dinner” or the word “movie”
after: before: older: newer: Search for messages sent during a certain period of time (using the date format yyyy/mm/dd)
Example: after:2004/04/16 before:2004/04/18
in:inbox in:trash in:spam Search for messages in Inbox, Trash, or Spam
Example: in:trash from:amy
These are just some of the most common parameters to see the full list click here
We hope this will be of great help