(Solved) “Outlook search returns no matches found”

Microsoft Outlook application is mainly used in the corporate world to exchange the data in the form of mails and messages offline. But sometimes when you send or receive messages or mails through Outlook then it gives you “Outlook search returns no matches found” error on your computer. It mainly happens when you use Microsoft office Outlook 2007/2010/2013 on your windows. Though it is a common error message but it can create a huge data loss in the system. So fix this error manually or automatically as soon as possible. You can use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix this issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Symptoms –

The symptom that you can see on your computer screen in the form of following error message;

“Search result may be incomplete because items are still being indexed.”

Causes –

The main cause of the prompting of “Outlook search returns no matches found” is that during the search criteria the indexing is incomplete. It depends on the Outlook version that you are using.

How to resolve the issue

If you are using the Outlook 2010 and 2013 then use the following manual steps to get rid of the issue:

  1. Open the outlook and click on the search box.
  2. Go to the search tab> search tools> indexing status.
  3. You will see the following after the opening of indexing status.

Outlook has finished all of your items.
0 items is remaining to be indexed.

Now you can use the outlook search without any problem and “Outlook search returns no matches found’ error is also resolved with this process. In case if you are still getting the error code then you should use Outlook PST Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.

Compatible with Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 and supports Windows 8, 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Vista (32-bit/64-bit ), 2003, XP, 2000, NT4 (SP6).

Outlook PST Repair Tool is the most recommended tool to fix the Outlook errors in your computer. With the help of this tool you can also repair the corrupt PST files and enhance the performance of the Outlook application.


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