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I have this problem a couple times a day. Until it's fixed I've had to double click the home button to bring up the recently used apps. Then I swipe up on two or three of the most recent ones. Then try searching again in Spotlight. If it doesn't work try closing a couple more. Not sure what the deal is but that always works for me


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I don't think Spotlight keeps a search history. I have confirmed this with numerous web searches. Sorry.


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I've tried sending myself an e-mail (yes really; this occasionally works for a few minutes) Toggling contacts on and off (suggested in several places, at least of iOS 8) Both of these, the only specific attempts you've made to solve your issue (and the only two that seem to be reported as effective) both involve accounts. My best guess for ...


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EasyFind (freeware) will often find things Spotlight won't - including such as (1) No affiliation.


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The Back arrow, top left, or Cmd ⌘ [ You can also return to your search with the forward arrow or Cmd ⌘ ]


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Here's how I solved this problem. Note. I am using Mac OS 10.11.5 and TeXShop 3.62. To edit the .plist files (as explained below) I use Xcode. First, using the mdls command, I found that all of my .tex files reported kMDItemContentType = “public.tex” (If your system reports differently, then you would have to modify the following instructions accordingly.) ...


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This thread is quite old, however one may benefit from my input. If one was to go to view on the drop-down menu and select view options, from there one must check every box one wants their searches to include. If one was using a newer version of iTunes one must click on the Songs tab to edit this list, e.g. Songs/Albums/Artists/Genres and so on. This may ...


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I found the answer provided by user vitorgalvao on the project's Github page: https://github.com/caskroom/homebrew-cask/issues/22317 Spotlight doesn’t index /usr/local/, that why we started using /opt in the first place. Reinstall your apps with --force and they’ll be moved (our new behaviour). Spotlight will see them then.



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