If you want to search email in Gmail with search operators which filter and find specific emails, then login to your Gmail account and go to the search field.
Below are the different search operators for different kind of results. Let’s learn how to search for mail-in Gmail with Search Operators.
How to Search Mail in Gmail With Search Operators
Whenever you login to your Gmail account, then you can see search bar within Gmail as shown below:-
#1. If you want to search a mail sent by any particular person then type in this pattern:-
‘from: sender name’ and press Enter to see the result.
#2. To find a mail sent to a specific recipient, type:
‘to: addressee name‘ and press Enter.
#3. To see a mail related to any word in the subject line, type:-
‘subject: addressee name’
#4: To Search Gmail for emails that have any labels, type:
#5: In order to search Gmail for messages that are starred, type:-
#6: To search messages which are new and unread, type:-
#7: If you want to search read messages, type:-
#8: To search important marked messages, type:
#9: In order to search mails with attached files, type:-
#10: If you want to see your chat logs then type:-
#11: To search any mail sent on or after a date, type:-
‘after:date’. Write the date in YYYY/MM/DD format.
#12: This one is to search mails before a particular date, type:-
#13: To search email in Gmail with a certain email address in a Delivered-to headline then type:
#14: If you want to find emails in Gmail containing at least one of two terms or expressions then use OR.
For example: ‘to:Amy OR David’