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How to filter emails flagged messages in Outlook?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2020-11-20

For example, you have marked some emails with flags, and now you want to find out these emails, how could you deal with it? This article will introduce a couple of solutions to filter emails by a flag in Outlook.


Filter flagged messages by Instant Search

You can quickly filter emails by a flag with the Instant Search feature in Outlook. Please do as follows:

Open the specified mail folder you will search emails within, put the cursor in the Instant Search box to activate the Search Tools, and then click Search > Flagged. See screenshot:

Now the search criteria followupflag:followup flag is added in the Instant Search box, and all flagged messages are found out and listed on the mailing list. See screenshot:

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Filter flagged messages by Search Folder

You can also create a search folder to collect all flagged messages in Outlook. Please do as follows:

1. Click Folder > New Search Folder. See screenshot:

2. In the New Search Folder, please click the Mail flagged for follow up option, and click the OK button. See screenshot:

Now a new search folder named as For Follow Up is created with all flagged messages listed inside. See screenshot:


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I Am still looking to combine an advanced search folder (with other criteria) where advanced options would include
The follow up filed "contains"... I am not sure what.
"Today" does not work :-(
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Thank you. I was looking for this for a while... Much appreciated!
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Huhu Huhuu
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