Search your inbox to find the email you need.
In this section:
To search for keywords, enter the word you’re looking for into the search box. Gmail suggests search terms as you type. Click a suggestion or click Search .
To narrow your search, at the right of the Gmail search box, click the Down arrow .
Add specific search criteria. For example, you can find an email from Alice that has an attachment within a particular time frame.
To clear your search history:
- Click the search box. Your most recent search may show.
- Go to the search and click Delete .
You can also clear your search history from Google servers. Learn how to delete your activity.
To learn more about advanced searches, see search operators in Gmail.