I noticed that the search in Pipedrive does not search for text inside activity notes. However, it a

Brandon Wood_1990
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edited July 27 in Sales CRM #1
I noticed that the search in Pipedrive does not search for text inside activity notes. However, it appears text inside of a note does come up. Is my experience correct? If that is the case activity notes should be a separate note if you want the ability to search in the future? Lastly, are custom fields searchable yet?
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  • Mike van der Valk
    Mike van der Valk Posts: 4,376 PIPEDRIVE PRODUCT MANAGER
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    edited April 2020 #2
    @Brandon Wood indeed activity notes aren't searchable at the moment. Will pass that suggestion on to the team ;) when it comes to custom fields, please reach out to our support via the in-app chat or via [email protected] we have some experimental feature that we might be able to add to your account but can't promise it unfortunately!
  • Brandon Wood_1990
    Brandon Wood_1990 Posts: 42
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    edited April 2020 #3
    @Mike van der Valk that is very good to know. With that being the case I will no longer keep notes under phone call or meeting activities.
  • Felicia D'Ascanio
    edited April 2020 #4
    What kind of information are you finding important to search that you would normally keep in activity notes? Just curious about the use case and if it would apply to my company as well.
  • Brandon Wood_1990
    Brandon Wood_1990 Posts: 42
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    edited April 2020 #5
    During a meeting or a phone call I will normally input notes after the call or meeting. Sometimes these notes are about a specific deal, an issue with a deal, a solution to a problem, etc. When I am looking for information quickly I always turn to search first. On my Mac, in Dropbox, in Evernote, and in Pipedrive. It saves time vs multiple clicks to find files and data
  • Matt Bennett
    Matt Bennett Posts: 1
    edited November 2020 #6
    @Brandon Wood Agreed! Would very much like this functionality. I seemed to have lost a note, perhaps because it's attached to the wrong person/organization/deal, but I not what content is in the note. I can't find it and this functionality would solve that too.
  • Rock Stevens
    Rock Stevens Posts: 25
    edited December 2020 #7
    @Mike van der Valk any update on this? It would be very helpful
  • Mike van der Valk
    Mike van der Valk Posts: 4,376 PIPEDRIVE PRODUCT MANAGER
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    edited January 2021 #8
    @Rock Stevens no update unfortunately :( I'll highlight it to our team again but it doesn't seem to be of the highest priority at the moment :(
  • Josh Monifi
    Josh Monifi Posts: 58
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    edited July 27 #9

    Oh this would be great to have!

  • Laura Eiche
    Laura Eiche Moderator Posts: 73 PIPEDRIVE PRODUCT MANAGER
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    edited December 2021 #10
    Hello! :) Thank you for your feedback!

    I'm excited to tell you that we're now making it happen! We're making activities and activity notes searchable.

    If you'd like to be part of the Beta rollout, hop here to sign up - https://community.pipedrive.com/post/searching-for-activities-beta-invite-61b0aa641c21d92880bc941d?post=61bb72e7e1f4c56a6c9291d2
  • Patrick Utz_63743
    edited December 2021 #11
    You can now search for text in Activities! It's in beta, so you have to ask support to enable it for you.