A Microsoft Outlook search function allows the users to find their long-lost messages in just a single click. But there are many times when the users find this function unresponsive and not working at all. There could be various reasons for this issue. But the experts at Outlook Technical Support understand that it can be easily fixed by following a few steps described below.
Rebuild the Outlook Index
Fix search issues by rebuilding your search result. You can do this by two methods, using the option “Program and feature” and “Outlook index repair menu”. Both are quick and effective methods, so it is worth applying to fix this issue. Let’s have a look at the first method.
- Open the control panel. For this, just type “Control Panel” in the start menu and click on the result or open it from the computer screen if available.
- Click the “Program” followed by the “Program and feature” option. Scroll down the list and choose Microsoft Outlook version that you are using.
- Move to the top menu and select the option “Change”. Now choose “Quick repair” or “Online repair”. If you don’t have an internet connection, then you can go with “Quick repair” to fix the indexing issues.
Outlook Index Repair Menu Option
- Log in your account and locate the option “File”. Click on this option followed by “Option” > “Search”. Choose “Indexing” next to the “Change the Outlook stored index” followed by “Advance”.
- A new window will open, click on the “Rebuild” option next to the “Delete and rebuild index”. You are done with this task now.
Furthermore, there is a quick method to check the indexing status. For this, open your account and choose “Search bar” then select “Search tab from the menu bar”. Now hit the “Search tools” and then “Indexing status”. Here, you can see the number of emails available in the index.
Apply these described methods to get rid of this issue. If you are having any issues or getting difficulty while following the process, then the best thing at this point is calling up experts by making use of Outlook Customer Care Number USA +1-844-900-7666. The professionals are active with round the clock services. So you can call up and get tech support instantly.