Display all items in a category

You can do a search in Outlook to display all items in a category. You can also save this search as a Smart Folder.

  1. At the bottom of the navigation pane, click Mail  Mail view button .

  2. In the upper-right corner of the Outlook window, click in the search box Outlook Search box .

    The Search tab appears.

  3. On the Search tab, click Category.

    Mail Search tab, group 2

  4. On the Search tab, click All Items.

    Mail Search tab, group 1

  5. On the None pop-up menu, click a category.

    Category Is Friends

    All items from the category are displayed.

  6. When you are done looking at the search results, on the Search tab, click Close.

    Search tab, Close

    Tip: You can save your search for all items in a category by creating a Smart Folder. For more information, see Save a search by using a Smart Folder.

See also

About organizing in Outlook

Categorize an item

Create or edit a category

Arrange and group items

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