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Reply Pablo April 29, 2016 at 2:36 am # I didn't think the issue would ever be solved, but this solution actually worked for me. my email is through gmail and that is perhaps an exchange server and maybe why it is causing problems? Sign in Search Microsoft Search Products Templates Support Products Templates Support Support Apps Access Excel OneDrive OneNote Outlook PowerPoint SharePoint Skype for Business Word Install Subscription Training Admin Reset indexing by Exit and restart Outlook. Source

If Outlook is not searching all of your email correctly, you can rebuild the Outlook search index to fix this: Click on File then Options Select Search on the left then Click Folder Options. Under Index Settings click on Rebuild. 9. I can't find my .pst file The archive file is a special type of data file, a Personal Folders file (.pst).

Outlook Indexing Not Working

Under Index Settings click on Rebuild. 9. After the restart, go to the control panel and open "Indexing options". 2. Let me know (anybody) on this thread if this works for you.

  • Finally,¬†click OK to confirm your decision. 6.
  • Choose Advanced > AutoArchive Settings.
  • Disable and then re-enable Outlook or pst-file for indexing Go back to the Search Options and, depending on the version of Outlook that you are using, deselect Outlook or the data
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  • Swinehart's fix but it was still missing some entries when searching for specific calendar events.
  • If Outlook search is not working as expected, then the problem probably occurs in Windows Indexing service.
  • Worked immediately.
  • Reply Frans Darmawan Jul 13, 2016 @ 09:48:57 Hello sir, i have a question.
  • Unfortunately, the suggested didn't work because in my Outlook [2016, on Win 10], the option you said to select was grayed out.

Reply Frans Darmawan Jul 13, 2016 @ 11:39:34 Are u sure i cant do that sir? Thanks Microsoft! This worked for me. Outlook Indexing Status However, it would be nice if Microsoft would fix what they broke with the update!

Thank you for the help, I greatly appreciate it! ūüėÄ James Rae Windows 10 must use some other index for the Start Menu search as although Indexing is complete, the start How To Index Outlook 2010 If you're not facing a total malfunction of Windows Search capabilities, you can quickly jump to¬†Indexing Options¬†directly by searching for it from the Start Menu (Windows 7 and Windows 10) or Choose your desired Screen and Sleep settings. If you followed the above instructions to retrieve your archived email but still can't see them, check what the settings are for autoarchiving your email.

To do this, go to: Windows 7 & Vista: Start > Control Panel. Outlook 2007 Search Not Working Click Modify, select the check boxes for the locations you want to index, and then click OK. And I paid for this? I did that and now its finally working again, thanks!!

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Click OK to accept the warning and start the re-indexing process. Reply Nadeem Oct 28, 2016 @ 08:12:13 lol, I found the solution Martha :-p Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Your Name * Your Email * FeaturedHow to Block Porn Sites on Outlook Indexing Not Working What in the world is going on here?? Outlook 2016 Indexing Windows Indexing service creates an index of files on your computer in order to improve search performance.

This way doesn't delete desktop apps. this contact form Moving items doesn't remove them from the results (very annoying) and apparently now I have some strange fantom items that are going to just stay there forever, even though the item Reply Garland Tech December 11, 2015 at 3:53 pm # I followed the steps above to remove Outlook from the search results. Click the folder to import from. Outlook Is Currently Indexing Your Items

Basically Indexing in Windows doesn't work in Outlook 2016 with Win10. It took about 4 hrs to get back up to around 115k items. Reply Rebecca April 11, 2016 at 6:48 am # This seemed to worked for me. have a peek here You can use the following steps however, to find out if the file location is part of the problem.

If you disable the indexing, the search does work, but it's ridiculously slow and unacceptable for the size of my mail folders (and most people's, I guess). Outlook 2013 Indexing In order to fix these you should scan your pst-file for errors with scanpst.exe. Reply Meridith August 1, 2016 at 3:29 pm # "File -> Options" is not an option on mine.

If you are running Outlook 2013, be sure to check out our article for that version here.

Tried all solutions but nothing worked.Reverting back to 2013. Notes:  Some companies impose size limits on corporate e-mail accounts, which can be alleviated by archiving. Took a bit longer to rebuild the index, but once it was done searches worked again. Outlook Indexing Slow You can set AutoArchive to move or copy old items to a designated archive folder or to automatically delete items.

See Also Learn more about Outlook profiles Switch to another Outlook e-mail profile Create a new e-mail profile Back up, restore, or delete items using AutoArchive Archive items manually Find archived The problem is solved (for me anyway.) Here's what was done: 1. At last, I can search in Outlook. Check This Out Mine is not an exchange account.

In Outlook on your desktop (Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010), choose File. Click Advanced. Indexing is what enables the Instant Search feature to quickly locate items. My computer is i7, solid state drive, 8gb ram, Windows 10, Toshiba.

Under Indexing, verify that the data files that you want to include in your search are selected in the Index messages in these data files list. Could i search from recent email then the oldest one? Next on the default Index Settings tab click the Rebuild button. Reply Dan Perkins February 4, 2016 at 8:08 am # I tried Mr.

How to Create and Join a HomeGroup in Windows 10 microsoft office, Outlook 2016, Windows 10 53 Responses to How to Rebuild the Outlook 2016 Search Index Pablo November 13, 2015 Finally wait until Outlook indexes all Outlook items. I tried all the solutions I was able to find on the Internet (rebuilding the index, repairing the pst, among others), but none worked, and all I found was lots of This is just more pain and suffering from Microsoft on their legacy products.

Now what. Select "Indexing Options". OK and Close out back to Outlook and after a while search should start to return proper results. Another link said if we repair that office, the result can show us recent email to oldest email.

Thank you before. Step 3. The directory was recreated and is being filled with some gigabytes of data, but the search still doesn't even find the names of programs with shortcuts in the start menu… Daniel Your emails are being archived to the location listed in Move old items to.

Sry if i am not good english. Reply Daniel January 7, 2016 at 12:16 pm # By that I mean does Swinehart's fix above work for Windows 7?