How To Perform Keyword Filtering In Downloaded Yahoo Emails?
The term filtering is used for sorting items or information in a categorized manner so as to distinguish between desired ones and the rest. Like any other email client, you can filter yahoo emails too. Emails can be filtered and sorted by following two different methods, i.e. Post-Backup and Pre-Backup filtering, respectively.
The utility plays an important role in supporting both the procedures, either in the initial steps or in the case of post-backup.
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TIP: Filtering and sorting emails make it possible to check the desired set of emails instantly without much ado.
Method 1: Filter Yahoo Emails: Post-Backup
Here, the use of Yahoo Backup along with Microsoft Outlook will play an important role in filtering yahoo emails:
PART 1: Post Email Filtering
Run the software
Provide the account credentials and hit Login
Select PST as the preferred saving file type
Click on Browse to choose a folder path for saving the data
OPTIONAL: Click on Apply Filter to select desired email folders, which you required (for example, you could filter yahoo junk mails, inbox, etc) & start the process:
Preview ongoing progress status
On completion of the process, software will prompt notify the same
Part 2 : Filter Emails by Keywords
NOTE: The steps shown were carried out on Outlook of 2010 version.
Run Microsoft Outlook and click on File menu
Click on Open
Select Import to import the saved Outlook data file
Choose 'Import from another program or file' option and click Next
Select 'Outlook Data File (.pst)' option and click Next
Select the output PST and click 'Open'
Customize import settings accordingly and click Finish
The data file for filtered Yahoo mail data will get listed, click on it and select a folder to search
Click on the Search bar given on top to type a search keyword as shown below and hit Enter:
The searched keyword will be highlighted in the search results listed
Post-backup filtering can also be referred to as Temporary Filtering as you can search for the desired emails of any given type and at any given time using the powerful and instant search option integrated within Outlook.
Method 2: Filter Yahoo Emails: Pre-Backup
PART 1: Advance Filtering in Yahoo
NOTE: Yahoo mail filter settings allow us to filter Yahoo emails in the software’s initial steps.
Log into the Yahoo account
Go to Folders
Click on the Plus icon to create a new folder
Provide a name for the folder and click Ok to create it
Click on the folder to view it
Now type a keyword on the search bar given on top
OPTIONAL: Choose from the search suggestions listed by Yahoo
Hit Search Mail
Emails matching the searched term will get listed in the Search Results
Select preferred emails using checkbox provided against each
Click on Move To and choose the custom folder you just created to move the selected emails to it
Check the custom folder
Open the folder to check emails moved into it
PART 2: Pre Email Filtering
Run the software
Provide respective account credentials to log in
Choose PST as the desired output format
Click on the option Apply Filter to choose selective folders (for custom folder selection)
Import the PST to Microsoft Outlook
View the custom folder with filtered emails backed up successfully
Pre-Backup Filtering is in a way permanent filtering of emails as sorting and classification of filtered emails here is done in advance before the backup was generated. Pre-Backup filtering helps you to filter unread emails in yahoo mail. However, the benefit of it is that, you can further use the search option in Outlook to conduct more keyword based filtering .