Address Book

7.12. Searching for Contacts

Learn how to search for contacts:

You can use just one option or several options in any combination. All address books will be searched.

How to search for contacts:

  1. Enter a search term in the search field in the menu bar.

    The search menu opens. It shows filters for data that can be searched for the search term.

  2. Use one of the following methods:

    • To search in the first and last name, press enter.

      Names that start with the search term are searched for.

    • In order to only search in specific data, click on the respective filter in the search menu. Data that start with the search term are searched for. Data that start with the search term are searched for.

    • Contacts whose first or last name starts with the search term and who have an email address will be suggested below the search field. To view one of those contacts, click on the contact.

  3. You can use further filters by clicking the More search options icon in the search field. A window with search options opens.

    Enter a search term on at least one input field. Data that start with the search term are searched for.

    Click on Search.

The search results will be displayed in the list view.

The filters used are displayed below the search window. The following options exist:

  • You can add filters and start a new search by clicking the More search options icon in the search field.

  • You can remove a filter and start a new search by clicking the Remove filter icon next to the filter.

In order to finish the search, click the Cancel search icon in the search field.

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