Apple® iPhone® - Perform Spotlight Search

Note Notes:

  • Spotlight Search is used to search for contacts, mail metadata, messages, calendars, etc.
  • The steps below don't apply to the iPhone 4.


  1. From a Home screen, swipe right to access Spotlight Search (at the top).
  2. From the Search field, enter the search text.
    Note As text is entered, a list of matching results may appear and can be selected at any time.
    Note If necessary, tap Search (lower-right).
  3. If applicable, select one of the following (at the bottom):
    • Search Web
    • Search App Store
    • Search Maps