TO FIND IN GOOGLE DRIVE TRY THESE SEARCH OPERATORS
Use the Drive Search Bar and key in any of the following.
To look for the owner of a file try: owner:firstname.lastname@example.org
To look for who a document is from - - from:email@example.com
To look for who a document was to - -to:firstname.lastname@example.org
To find by date use:
TO FIND IN GOOGLE EMAIL TRY THESE SEARCH OPERATORS
Use the Email Search Bar and key in any of the following.
|from:||Used to specify the sender||Example: from:amy|
Meaning: Messages from Amy
|to:||Used to specify a recipient||Example: to:david|
Meaning: All messages that were sent to David (by you or someone else)
|subject:||Search for words in the subject line||Example: subject:dinner|
Meaning: Messages that have the word "dinner" in the subject
|OR||Search for messages matching term A or term B*|
*OR must be in all caps
|Example: from:amy OR from:david|
Meaning: Messages from Amy or from David
|Used to exclude messages from your search||Example: dinner -movie|
Meaning: Messages that contain the word "dinner" but do not contain the word "movie"
|label:||Search for messages by label||Example: from:amy label:friends|
Meaning: Messages from Amy that have the label "friends"
|has:attachment||Search for messages with an attachment||Example: from:david has:attachment|
Meaning: Messages from David that have an attachment
|list:||Search for messages on mailing lists||Example: list:email@example.com|
Meaning: Messages with the words firstname.lastname@example.org in the headers, sent to or from this list
|filename:||Search for an attachment by name or type||Example: filename:physicshomework.txt|
Meaning: Messages with an attachment named "physicshomework.txt"
|" "(quotes)||Used to search for an exact phrase*|
*Capitalization isn't taken into consideration
|( )||Used to group words|
Used to specify terms that shouldn't be excluded
|in:anywhere||Search for messages anywhere in Gmail*|
*Messages in Spam and Trashare excluded from searches by default
|Example: in:anywhere movie |
Meaning: Messages in All Mail, Spam, andTrash that contain the word "movie"
|Search for messages in Inbox,Trash, or Spam||Example: in:trash from:amy|
Meaning: Messages from Amy that are inTrash
|Search within messages thatPriority Inbox considers important.||Example: is:important from:janet|
Meaning: Messages from Janet that were marked as important by Priority Inbox
|Search for messages that are starred, unread, or read||Example: is:read is:starred from:David|
Meaning: Messages from David that have been read and are marked with a star
|Search for messages with a particular star||Example: has:purple-star from:David|
Meaning: Messages from David that are marked with a purple star
|Used to specify recipients in thecc: or bcc: fields*|
*Search on bcc: cannot retrieve messages on which you were blind carbon copied
|Example: cc:david |
Meaning: Messages that were cc-ed to David
|Search for messages sent or received during a certain period of time|
(using the date format yyyy/mm/dd)
|Example: after:2004/04/16 before:2004/04/18 |
Meaning: Messages sent between April 16, 2004 and April 18, 2004.*
*More precisely: Messages sent after 12:00 AM (or 00:00) April 16, 2004 and before April 18, 2004.
|Similar to older and newer, but allows relative dates using d, m, and y for day, month, and year||Example: newer_than:2d|
Meaning: Finds messages sent within the last two days.
|is:chat||Search for chat messages||Example: is:chat monkey|
Meaning: Any chat message including the word "monkey."
|deliveredto:||Search for messages within a particular email address in the Delivered-To line of the message header||Example:deliveredto:email@example.com|
Meaning: Any message with firstname.lastname@example.org in the Delivered-To: field of the message header (which can help you find messages forwarded from another account or ones sent to an alias).
|circle:||Search for messages that were sent from someone who you added to a particular Google+ circle||Example: circle:friends|
Meaning: Any message that was sent by a person in your "Friends" circle.
Examples: circle:"soccer friends (team blue)" or circle:"my \"fab four\""
Notes: For circle names that include a space, parentheses, curly brackets, or vertical bar, add quotes around the name. For names that include quotes, add a back slash immediately before the quotes.
|has:circle||Search for all messages that were sent from someone who you added to your Google+ circles||Example: has:circle |
Meaning: Any message that was sent by a person in any of your circles.
|category:||Search for messages within a category||Example: category:updates|
Meaning: All messages in the Updates category.
Example: category:social Mindy
Meaning: Messages in the Social category that include “Mindy.”
|size:||Search for messages larger than the specified size in bytes||Example: size:1000000 |
Meaning: All messages larger than 1MB (1,000,000 bytes) in size.
|Similar to size: but allows abbreviations for numbers||Example: larger:10M |
Meaning: All messages of at least 10M bytes (10,000,000 bytes) in size.
|Match the search term exactly||Example: +unicorn |
Meaning: Finds messages containing “unicorn” but not “unicorns” or “unciorn”
|rfc822msgid:||Find a message by the message-id header||Example:rfc822msgid:email@example.com|
Meaning: Locates the exact message with the specified SMTP message-id. Learn more about headers.
|Search for messages that have and have not had labels that you created applied to them.|
NOTE: Gmail applies labels to individual messages, not to conversation threads.
Meaning: Finds all messages without any of your own labels (excludes automatic labels like inbox, spam, and trash). Since Gmail applies labels to individual messages, you might see results that appear to have labels; in this case, another message in the same conversation thread has had a label applied to it.