To do so, follow these steps: There could be a corrupted pst-file that’s causing the search problems with the Outlook Search Index.
In Windows 10 it is : Click the Start menu and select Settings.
If I select a grouping of emails at the same time and move them to another folder (By either drag and drop, or right click move) They disappear from the inbox section and go to the target folder no problem.
Does another Outlook mean new or different Outlook search problems?
Not exactly, but Outlook is an email client that is used quite frequently, and like anything that is used frequently; it requires some attention and maintenance to keep it working.
As I receive incoming emails into my inbox folder, I move them into the corresponding subfolders.
Now lets say I need to filter the results in my inbox folder.There are various degrees of malfunction you may have to contend with dealing with the Outlook Search Index: it can completely stop working and give you zero results; it may show results up to a certain date; or the Outlook Search Index will tell you that there are items that are still waiting to be indexed.These issues could have many different roots, and can be fixed by doing different things. When dealing with Microsoft Outlook Search not working, it is important to just keep calm and follow the steps provided here.If your search shows no results, one thing that could be happening is that your Outlook data file is not actually checked off for indexing.It is important to have the Outlook Search Index working correctly, as it can send the entire email client into a spiral of malfunction.However, for those of you still having issues, readers have written some great suggestions in the comments below with further things to try if the above solutions aren’t working perfectly.