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If you have a large GMail box you will indefinitely need to do some search function to find an particular email.

The first thing you should do to categorise and store important emails are to create Labels and assign the emails to these labels. But time to time you may want to search the mail box to find emails so below are some tip in your searches to narrow down what you are looking for.

 

To search within email in a label use...  label: {Label1 Label2} for single word labels

... label:Label-Three  label:Label-Four for mutiword labels

 

To find exclude messages from the labels...  -label:Label1

 

To search for every message that has a label...   has:userlabel

 

To search for every message that has no label...   has:nouserlabels

 

To search emails with attachment.. has:attachement

 

To search in combination... email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  has:attachment

 

To search with filename...  email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it filename:jpg

 

For more info on general GMail search tips click here. For tips on specific search tips click here.