Search for messages

You can search for messages on your BlackBerry® smartphone. You might also be able to search for messages in the email application on your computer or in another associated email account if your email account uses the BlackBerry® Internet Service or a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server that supports this feature.
On the Home screen, click the Messages icon.
  • To search for messages based on the subject, highlight a message. Press the Menu key > Search by > Subject.
  • To search for messages based on the sender, highlight a message. Press the Menu key > Search by > Sender.
  • To perform an advanced search, press the Menu key > Search by > Advanced. Specify the search criteria. To save the search criteria, press the Menu key > Save. Click Search.
  • To search for messages using the criteria from your last advanced search, press the Menu key > Search by > Advanced. Press the Menu key > Last.
Note: If you search for messages, your smartphone doesn't search attachments.
After you finish: To stop a search, press the Escape key.

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