How do I do a search of emails on Microsoft Outlook 2007 on a users mailbox.

I been given the task of searching for specific emails on certain users mail box. I given my self permissions to access their mailbox in active directory. I have attach their mail box  to my mail box.  However, I am unable to do a search on their mail box because it try's to search my mailbox.
escobar27Asked:
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apache09Connect With a Mentor Commented:
You will need to search each folder.

Also, if the user has any folders other than the default folders (ie Calendar, Contacts, Inbox, Journal, Notes, Tasks) you will need to add their mailbox as an additional mailbox to search the other folders.


If you have appropriate permissions to do so, you can go to
Tools>Account Settings>Open Account Details>More Settings>Advanced Tab

Then enter the Mailbox as an Additional Mailbox.

Apply Ok

Once Done, Close and Re-Open Outlook
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jaynirConnect With a Mentor Commented:
click on their inbox and search for emails.
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jaynirCommented:
If you are on your inbox, then it will search emails on your inbox only. YOu have to click on user's inbox under his/her mailbox and do a  search.
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escobar27Author Commented:
Jaynir,

I have done that but it defaults to my mailbox.
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apache09Commented:
In Outlook
Go to Tools>Instant Search>Search Options

Under Instant Search Pane
Change it from: "ALL FOLDERS" to "Only the currently Selected Folder"

Then you can go to
Open>Other Users Folder>Inbox
Enter Users name to bring up their inbox

Once loaded, you should then be able to search it.

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escobar27Author Commented:
Thanks, that seems to be working but the only problem is.  I have to do the search on every folder individuality. Is that the only way or could I search the entire mail box one time.  
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jaynirCommented:
Click on Mailbox for the user, and do a search.
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escobar27Author Commented:
Ok, Thanks
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apache09Commented:
No Problem
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escobar27Author Commented:
Good tries.
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