Question: How to change / set / modify default search location in Microsoft Outlook 2013? Default search location is the current folder when you perform search in Microsoft Outlook. If you want to search at other folder location, you can refine search by open the dropdown to the right of search terms and choosing another option.
In order to change Default Search location, perform the following steps:
Step 1: Open Microsoft Outlook, go to File > Options > Search category.
Step 2: In the Results section, you can set the default to display results from:
– Current folder only
– Current folder or the current mailbox when searching from the inbox
– Entire current mailbox
– or all mailboxes
Step 3: You can enable Include messages from the Deleted items folder in each data file when searching in All Items option.
Step 4: Click OK to save changes.