Outlook search folders

The search folder is a mechanism that can locate messages based on various attributes, such as the From field, the To field, and special attributes like Followup flags or Unread status. The message itself stays in its original folder, but is displayed in the search folder. You can create search folders from the File menu or from the Find bar. Let's walk through the File menu method.

Click File | New and select Search Folder.

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