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Sort emails

Emails are sorted with the newest messages at the top by default, but you can change your sort options any time you like!

Sorting emails

You can sort your emails from the "View" menu. You'll have different options available, depending on whether the Conversations feature is enabled or disabled.

With Conversations enabled

sort menu with conversations enabled

  • Date - Newest emails appear on top.
    - Click again to reverse sort order.
  • Unread - Unread email appears on top.
  • Attachments - Emails with attachments appear on top.
  • Starred - Emails marked with a star appear on top.


With Conversations disabled

Sort menu with conversations disabled

In addition to the sort options above, you'll also have:

  Our sort options are just the beginning. Learn about Yahoo Mail's other features.

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Last updated: June 16, 2014