Sort not working in Search or Smart Folders

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13 Sep, 2017 05:39 PM

Sort isn't working (items are not sorted) inside Search or Smart Folders and has not been for a very long time. Treads are just shown in a random order. I have tested it with Subject and Sender.

See attached screenshot of a Search that is sorted by Subject Ascending. The threads are clearly in not in subject order.

Sort does work in Inbox, so the problems seems to be with Search and Smart Folders.

This was originally reported in 382 in, and is still happening.


  1. 1 Posted by dave on 16 Nov, 2017 05:59 PM

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    Any thoughts on this? This is the main reason I have not been able to use Airmail.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Airmail on 23 Nov, 2017 04:35 PM

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    yes in search are not inserted in order

  3. 3 Posted by dave on 01 Dec, 2017 03:29 PM

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    Are there plans to support it in the future? This really is a showstopper issue for me. My main use case for using airmail is to view emails that in my inbox with a given label - sorted.

    Also, have you had a chance to look at the following feature request?

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