Outlook 2016 search that includes file attachments

How can I make it so that my searches within Outlook 2016 will include file attachments (such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents)?
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Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
Hi Knowledgeable,

In Outlook Search, click where it says Current Mailbox or whatever you have it set to and options will appear.

Select "All Outlook Items" for your search. That will find them.

Search all Outlook Items Snapshot
I hope that's helpful.

Regards, Andrew
abbas abdullaCommented:
Hi you can use the search bar and just select has attachment
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Known file types as attachments will be part of the Windows Search index by default. All you need to make sure when searching is that you didn't restrict the search to current folder or the like. By default Outlook searches in all folders.
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
#a42510990 is wrong. That restricts the search to elements with attachments, but doesn't answer your question. The other two comments do.
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