Solved

outlook 2007 - bringing to the top of the list of an unread email in the inbox

Posted on 2014-12-12
3
327 Views
Last Modified: 2014-12-13
My OS is win 7 prof 64 bit and I use Outlook 2007.  usually I read the emails in the inbox and then go to the Junk folder to see what got there by mistake.  And when I find one, I mark it as Not Junk, and it is moved to the Inbox.  but because it is an older email, thus it gets buried in the list of the emails in the Inbox, but with it being flagged as Unread.  Sometimes it is a challenge to locate this unread email due to the number of emails in the InBox.
How do I get this unread email to show on the top of the List, and after reading it I could always sort as "Newest on top".  thank u.
0
Comment
Question by:jegajothy
3 Comments
 
LVL 94

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 40497528
In Outlook, in the message list, right click on From (or another column) and click on View Settings.

In View Settings, click on Columns, and add Read to the columns.

Now you can sort on the Read status.

That should work.
0
 
LVL 37

Accepted Solution

by:
Neil Russell earned 500 total points
ID: 40497733
Even better just add (If you dont already have it) the Unread Search folder. And then Drag it into your favourites so its always just 1 click to see ALL your unread items wherever they are!

https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/recreate-it-961e78c8-9be5-48b5-b8b1-2c7beebe5b25
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jegajothy
ID: 40497885
This solution  works best for me.  Thank u
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Are you irritated by repeating emails issue in Microsoft Outlook 2016 after recent update ?  Lets’ see how to resolve and prevent duplicate emails in the Outlook 2016 using some simple techniques.
In Part II of this series, I will discuss how to identify all open instances of Excel and enumerate the workbooks, spreadsheets, and named ranges within each of those instances.
The viewer will learn how to use a discrete random variable to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, create a Monte Carlo simulation using the discrete random variable, and create a graph to represent the possible returns over…
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…

680 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question