1. mwg3c's Avatar
    10 Things You Should Know About iPhone 3.0 (Go to slide 5)

    Apparently the mail search function doesn't search within the body of emails? Am I reading that correctly? Can anyone verify this? I'm hoping that only applies to "server" searches and not emails that are already saved on the phone...
    06-18-2009 06:57 PM
  2. rgar3388's Avatar
    That is correct...the search function does not search within the body of emails.
    06-18-2009 07:11 PM
  3. buirus's Avatar
    WOW that is extremely disappointing. Is there any technical reason it cant search within the body? If there are not technical barriers, what is the logic is this?
    06-18-2009 07:21 PM
  4. mwg3c's Avatar
    That is correct...the search function does not search within the body of emails.
    Even on emails that are already saved on your phone?? If so, that's ridiculous.
    06-18-2009 07:28 PM
  5. Snowman81's Avatar
    That is correct...the search function does not search within the body of emails.
    Thats just stupid, makes it almost a waste of time.....I hope Apple will update that in the next firmware update.
    06-18-2009 07:28 PM
  6. rgar3388's Avatar
    I'm sure they will update this, apple has their reasons, but I don't see a reason why not to include it. Maybe a stability issue, that's pretty much always the reason, that and battery life. Remail, an app in the app store can do this.
    06-18-2009 08:23 PM
  7. Leanna Lofte's Avatar
    If you use the main spotlight search, then it will search the body of emails. It's weird that the mail search doesn't.
    06-18-2009 10:00 PM
  8. iphone_aggie's Avatar
    If you use the main spotlight search, then it will search the body of emails. It's weird that the mail search doesn't.
    I don't think that's true, at least for Yahoo Mail. My spotlight only gets to the subject level. I tried a bunch of times on various words that I know are in the body of the email.
    06-18-2009 10:21 PM
  9. Leanna Lofte's Avatar
    You're totally right. I must've been smoking crack or something when I thought I saw a search term show up in the body of the email... it was the subject line.

    Wow... sorry.
    06-18-2009 10:32 PM
  10. OmariJames's Avatar
    Wow. thats pretty stupid. I was impressed with Safari 4 content history search ...
    06-18-2009 10:38 PM
  11. iphone_aggie's Avatar
    I wished you were tight though! Ugh, why didn't they give that as an option? Who wants to search email for what they gave us? Usually, I'm looking for an email that had something in the body. At least we can search in the subject, but most of the time that limits you.
    06-18-2009 10:39 PM
  12. richard3714's Avatar
    Run, don't walk, to down load an app called ARISTOTLE. It lets you search the full text of your email on your exchange server at the office. It is not an IMAP product, so don't try it on gmail.

    It works great and its FREE.
    09-27-2009 01:12 PM
  13. flyingember's Avatar
    It depends on the specific mail server on what it can
    search.
    09-27-2009 11:21 PM
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