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Can not search my emails properly

Dear sir,
i am
yahoo search is not working, we get the results from only lastest messages.old messages can not be searched.
we feel difficulty in using yahoo mail.
please look into it and rectify.
Prakash Chhabria

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  • blissmed Dec 30, 2008

    Try pressing the "advanced search" link on the sidebar and making sure
    all the mail folders are selected. If they aren't, select them and then
    search using the advanced search.

    i tried the above method but getting same problem , can not search older emails, i can search only one month old emails.
    i think , leaving yahoo will be the only solution.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    I get no results at all. The search function used to work perfectly. lately I get no results whatsoever - even when I search for something that I know is there because I am looking at it.

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    the mail was woking well so long, the search suddenly stopped working. Yahoo does not even have an email to send trsoubles.

  • natinnyc Feb 24, 2009

    I have the same search issue, it only shows results from the last year.

  • pkatzlife Mar 09, 2009

    Similar problem. Yahoo email search will find messages up to about 5 months old. Then it does not find messages between 6 and 10 months. Then it does find messages over 10 months.

    In other words the search appears to block out messages between 6 and 10 months old.

    Using advanced search makes no difference at all.

  • logicdepot Mar 12, 2009

    I cant find email from yesterday! clicking on the email address or doing a string search. Really a time ****** to have the wade through all that email. I'm going to start create folders for important stuff if search doesn't start shaping up!

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    Yahoo mail search is no longer working reliably. It worked until recently.

  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2009

    yahoo mail search can only search up to about 1 month old emails. can't search old emails

  • carambola Apr 29, 2009

    I spent at least a half hour with yahoo tech support yesterday for this same problem. I used to be able to search all messages automatically. Now, I only get results for the last day or two. Tech support couldn't solve it. I guess it's Yahoo, not my computer or settings

  • Anonymous May 19, 2009

    Same problem today, as of May 18, 2009. Finds some but don't know which ones.



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Try pressing the "advanced search" link on the sidebar and making sure all the mail folders are selected. If they aren't, select them and then search using the advanced search.

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