Use quick search to find chats and people in or out of your chat list. Open quick search with the keyboard shortcut ctrl + K (for PC) or cmd + K (for Mac) or click the magnifying glass icon in the nav bar (figure 1).
Figure 1 Open quick search
You will immediately see results from Recent Chats, Frequent Contacts, and Recent Searches; for more results, start typing. Arrow down and hit Enter or click to open any chat, or hover over a chat to open it in the current tab or in a new tab (figure 2).
Figure 2 View results in quick search