How do I Search for Contacts?

Updated on January 30, 2018 12:59AM by Admin

Contacts App allows you to perform simple and advanced searches. Search box is located on the top left corner of the homepage. Here you can either enter the name or email address of the contact. However, if you want to give a criteria to the search, go for Advanced search. Next to the search box, you will notice a down arrow button. Click on that. It will open up the Advanced Search box.

Lets go through the following steps.

Simple Search

Simple search allows you to search using a single search field located in the header bar.  
Search Contacts

Simple search takes one search string as an input and searches across several fields including:

  • Contact Name – Name of the contact
  • Email – Email address of contact

Results will be displayed as shown in the image below:
Search contacts

Advanced Search

Advanced search allows you to search using multiple search fields. You can access advanced search by clicking the down arrow in the simple search field in the header bar.
Advanced search

Advanced Search in Contacts app allows you to search using the fields shown below:

  • Contact Details
  • Contact Information
  • Address Information
  • Additional Information
  • Hobbies & Interest
  • Social Information

Searching using "Created On" and "Modified On" is also possible. You can search Contacts using the created date or modified date.

Search Results

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