I know this tutorial: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7190

But when I use the TO: operator (TO:[email protected]), I get also emails where is used [email protected] for CC or BCC.

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The TO:[email protected] will return all messages sent to [email protected], including those where [email protected] is CCed (or BCCed in case you send the e-mail, since you can see the BCC).

Use TO:[email protected] -CC:[email protected] -BCC:[email protected] instead. (the 'not' function is represented by a minus -)

Parenthesis are only required when you want to search for two or more email addresses for that operator, i.e., TO:([email protected] OR [email protected])

  • The parenthesis are only required when there are more than on email address for the operator. Jun 2, 2015 at 14:57

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