- Search messages in Yahoo Mail with search filters and operators
- Search messages in Yahoo Mail
- Using Yahoo Mail Search Filters
- Yahoo Mail Search Operators
- Merge Yahoo Mail search terms and operators
Search messages in Yahoo Mail with search filters and operators
Yahoo Mail has a built-in search engine to search for specific messages in your account. Learn how to use Yahoo Mail search filters and providers to track important emails.
The instructions in this article apply to the standard web version of Yahoo Mail, but Yahoo Mail Basic and the Yahoo Mail mobile app also support search operators.
Search messages in Yahoo Mail
To search for messages in Yahoo Mail, enter your question search box at the top of the page, then select magnifying glass † Enter a contact name to see all messages from that address, or enter a keyword for a broader search.
You can search for an exact word or phrase by enclosing the search terms in quotes ( ††
Using Yahoo Mail Search Filters
Select for a closer search arrow Near magnifying glass to open a list of search filters. From here, you can choose to search individual folders, find messages received within a specified time period, or return only messages with attachments, among other things.
Yahoo Mail Search Operators
In addition to filters, you can include special operators to narrow your search:
|Search for email addresses and names in a field By: †||From: Rob|
|Title:||Search for words or phrases in a string Subject: †||Title: LifeWire|
|to:, cc:, bcc:||Search for words in fields To who † To copy: and Hidden copy: †||to Jimmy|
|Only include messages that contain attachments.||Has attachment|
|has: image||Only add messages with pictures.||has: image|
|front:||Only include messages with a date before and without the specified date (specified as YYYY/MM/DD).||before: 06/06/2019|
|Only include messages with a date after the specified date (specified as YYYY/MM/DD).||after: 06/06/2019|
Merge Yahoo Mail search terms and operators
You can combine search terms and operators. For example, to find all of Rob’s email that has “Lifewire” in the subject line, use the following syntax:
от: грабить тему: Lifewire
Be sure to mark some search terms, phrases, and operators with white space.