Gmail Now Searchable by Size, More Flexible Date Options

Charles Cooper

In the never-ending arms race between web mail providers, the latest tweak to Google's Gmail just came over the transom. You can now search through your email by file size or using more flexible date options.

We're always looking for ways to make it faster and easier for you to find your messages using search in Gmail. So starting today, you can now search emails by size, more flexible date options, exact match and more. This means, for example, to find emails larger than 5MB, you can search for size:5m or larger:5m or to find emails sent over a year ago, older_than:1y.

These changes go hand in hand with other recent enhancements...

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