Microsoft Teams also provide the ability to search for information by means of the command bar available in both the Web and Desktop clients. To do a search, just type the search criteria in the command bar and hit the “Enter” key.

Once the search is done, in the Teams left panel you will find all the search results. If you click on one of the results, you will see the message, contact or file that meets the search criteria.

As you can see, we have three different search scopes in Microsoft Teams: Messages, Contacts and Files. As expected, when you click on a file in the search results, you will see the file inside Teams.

Finally, we can also apply filters to search in Microsoft Teams. Filter available depend on the search scope. For instance, for Messages we have the following filters:

Originally published at on November 25, 2019.