Gmail Tips and Tricks – Gmail Search, Find Gmail attachment by name

Gmail offers search feature similar to Google search. it is very easy to use.

If you are looking for an attachment and if you know the name you can do the search by the following method.

Type filename:timesheet

Gmail Attachment Search 3This search will bring all the emails with the attachment timesheet

You can also do this search for file types, If you know that you have a PDF and you do not know the name, you can type Filename:PDF

Gmail Attachment Search 4

This search will bring all the emails with the PDF attachment

There should not be any space in between File and Name

You can also do this search by going to the search options screen

Gmail Advanced SearchYou will see the screen as shown below where you can do the detailed search without entering the advanced operators

Gmail Search Options

If you have any questions or suggestions, please post a comment.

Dave 🙂

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