How To Use Instant Search With Public Folder

Instant Search works only when the locally stored content is indexed. Cached Exchange Mode should be enabled in order to have mailbox data indexed.

To enable Instant Search with Public Folder:

  1. Set Outlook to cache Public Folder Favorites:
    1. Navigate to File> Account Settings > Account Settings > double-click on the email account > More Settings > Advanced
    2. Check the Use Cached Exchange Mode and Download Public Folder Favorites boxes

2. Mark Public Folder as a Public Folder Favorite by right-clicking on the folder > selecting Add to Favorites:

3.  Run search within the Favorites section of Public Folder tree in Public Folders > Favorites > select the folder > run search
Note: make sure that Current Folder is selected

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