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I'm searching for a message on or about a particular date and rather than scrolling through my emails to go back about a year, I'd like to know a search method to only find emails from a particular date or date range. How can I do this with Gmail?

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  1. In the right hand side of the gmail search bar there is a drop-down arrow- click it. gmail search

  2. The drop-down includes a date range option, and you should be all set from there gmail search date

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You can use the before and after keywords in your search, for example:

after:2012/4/26 before:2012/5/3

To search for emails between April 26, 2012 and May 3, 2012.

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