Search in Currents

You can search Currents for people, posts, and communities. Searching makes it easy to find things you like or may be interested in.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Currents app "".
  2. In the top right corner, tap Search Search.
  3. In the top bar, type what you want to search for.
  4. On the bottom right, tap Search Search.

Your search results include:

  • Communities: Communities related to what you searched for
  • People: Profiles that mention what you searched for
  • Currents posts: Both public posts, and posts that were shared with you

More search options

Advanced search in Currents

If you use Currents for work or school, you can use the search box to perform an advanced search. 

  1. On your computer, open Currents.
  2. At the top, in the search box, click the Down arrow Down Arrow .
  3. Type or click what you want to search for or filter by.
  4. Click Search.

You can also refine a search in Currents by typing advanced search operators directly in the search box.

From

Find posts from a specific user or user ID.

Tip: The ID, or url_id, is the string of numbers at the end of a profile’s URL.

Has

Find posts with specific content.

Date

Find posts posted before or after a certain date, or within a custom date range.

Commenter

Find posts commented on by a specific user.

Mentions

Find posts that mention a specific user.

In

Find posts in any community or in a specific community by ID.

Tip: The community ID is the string of numbers and letters at the end of a community's URL.

AND, OR & NOT

You can refine your search to include multiple queries or exclude certain terms by using logic operators. Enter these operators in all capital letters.

Tip: You can search for multiple operators without use of the word "AND." You can also replace "NOT" with a minus sign.

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