I'm looking for something in Gmail like '3456jdjdsnfg'. It is there as I can find it with the exact phrase. But if I search for 3456 it doesn't find anything.

Is there a way I can wildcard the search i.e. 3456*?

  • That looks true but doesn't help me
    – f1wade
    Dec 7, 2015 at 8:59

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You can also use Google Scripts to search for partial matches in Gmail. The script extracts the message body and performs the regex search.

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    This is phenomenal, but just last month I received 90,000-ish emails. The current limit for Google Apps is 50,000 Reads, and I need to search through years of data. Is there another option?
    – trex005
    Dec 20, 2016 at 0:49

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