Search your history with specific details

When you search through your call, text or voicemail history, you can get more accurate results.

Use one or more of the commands below in a search on the Google Voice website or in the Google Voice app.

Search by person 

  • from:
    • Use with someone's name or phone number to find the calls, texts or voicemail messages that you've received from them.
    • Example: from:theresa smith – All calls and messages from Theresa Smith
  • to:
    • Use with someone's name or phone number to find the calls or texts that you've sent them.
    • Example: to:555-555-5555 – All calls and messages to the number 555-555-5555
  • with:
    • Use with someone's name or phone number to find the calls, texts or voicemail messages that you've sent to or received from them.
    • Example: with:theresa – All calls and messages to or from Theresa
  • num:
    • Use with someone's phone number to find the calls, texts or voicemail messages that you've sent to or received from them.
    • Example: num:555-555-5555 – All calls and messages to or from the number 555-555-5555

Search by date

  • before:YYYY-MM-DD
    • Find calls, texts or voicemail messages sent or received before the specific date.
    • Example: before:2015-11-6 – All calls and messages sent or received before 6 November 2015
  • after:YYYY-MM-DD
    • Find calls, texts or voicemail messages sent or received after the specific date.
    • Example: after:2015-11-6 – All calls and messages sent or received after 6 November 2015

Search by folder

  • in:inbox
    • Find calls, texts or voicemail messages in your inbox.
    • Example: in:inbox from:mike – All calls and messages from Mike in your inbox
  • in:sms
    • Find texts.
    • Example: in:sms from:mike – All text messages from Mike
  • in:voicemail
    • Find voicemail messages.
    • Example: in:voicemail from:mike – All voicemail messages from Mike
  • in:unread
    • Find new or unread calls, texts or voicemail messages.
    • Example: in:unread from:mike – All new or unread calls and messages from Mike
  • in:bin
    • Find calls, texts or voicemail messages in your bin.
    • Example: in:bin from:mike – All deleted calls and messages from Mike

Search by keyword

  • message:
    • Find texts or voicemail messages with a keyword in the message.
    • Example: message:seattle to:555-555-5555 – All messages to the number 555-555-5555 mentioning 'Seattle'
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