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I used to see all my flagged emails (similar to how you can search for started items in Gmail) from all my subfolders at the top of my inbox like this:

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But, now, that is gone. The only way to see all the flagged items now is to go to each individual folder :

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But this is tedious as I have hundreds of folders - each with thousands of mails and dozens of flagged emails dating from 1997 (yes, back when this was Hotmail/MSN).

How can I see all my flagged emails together now? There used to be a search feature to see all flagged emails but that does not work now either. There also used to be a Microsoft Tasks (https://outlook.live.com/owa/?realm=msn.com&path=/tasks) which used to be able to show flagged emails but now it just redirects to Microsoft ToDo which does not show Outlook flagged emails.

Note: Please do not ask me to switch to Gmail or download Microsoft Outlook - I am talking very specifically about Outlook.com website. How do I see all flagged emails from all subfolders in a single place either via search or some special UI or at the top like before?

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You may set the search scope to "All Folders" or "All Mailboxes" and type the string below:

IsFlagged:yes

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  • Can I bookmark this search?
    – pathikrit
    Nov 1 '18 at 13:37
  • I am afraid we cannot. In Outlook client, it's supported to create a search folder, but this feature is not available to outlook.com.
    – Yuki Sun
    Nov 2 '18 at 2:49
  • How about in the Outlook mobile app? This search does not work there ... how do I see all flagged emails on my phone?
    – pathikrit
    Nov 2 '18 at 14:00
  • See available filter criteria here: support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/…
    – oleschri
    Aug 13 '20 at 19:54
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Update Feb 2021

One can now use filter dropdown from Inbox, to easily view the flagged emails.

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Use this URL https://to-do.live.com/tasks/flagged Even though Flagged Emails no longer appear on the left hand side on to-do.live.com you can add "/flagged" to the URL to see them as below.

To Do live showing flagged emails

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  • Please edit your response to provide an answer rather than just a link. (Links tend to fail given time.) May 8 at 20:00
  • The link is the answer. Microsoft do not give you a menu option to get to the flagged emails so you have to click on the URL link I have added or maybe in the future add "/flagged" to the URL used to access To-Do, I'm not sure how to make it any clearer??
    – AntBoots
    May 10 at 17:20
  • Explain what needs to be done, step-by-step. The link simply goes to the download page for ToDo. May 10 at 21:34

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