In this tutorial you will learn how to search and sort your mail in Gmail.

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First, you need to understand that a classical 'Sort' function is not implemented. Gmail replaces this functionality with extended search parameters.

Step 1. If you want to sort your correspondence by sender, in the search field type from: 
Gmail will suggest you various matches. Select the one you are interested in.

Step 2. Similarly, you can sort your emails by subject entering the subject: keyword.

Step 3. You can see the read and unread emails by using the keywords is:read, and is:unread. If you remember that you have marked your messages with a star, search for is: starred.

Step 4. Other important keywords to help you access information in gmail are: to:, before: and after:. They will help you to sort out your emails by destination or select a date range.

Step 5. You can even combine these fields by using the operators OR and AND to get complex sorting queries.

Step 6. If you want a list of all files with attachments use has:attachment.

Step 7. Further sorting can be obtained using Google Filters.

Result: You have now learned how to search and sort your mail in Gmail. 


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