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I want to sort my email in Gmail by the sender, rather than the date received, is there a way to do this?

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Why do you want to sort by sender? Are you looking for one sender in particular? Why not just search for them? –  x3ja Jun 30 '10 at 21:30
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@x3ka - I want to be able to read through email from a group of senders, but I want to see each sender's emails co-located in the list rather than ordered by date. –  LBushkin Jun 30 '10 at 21:32
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Not yet. This feature is still on suggest list of feature for Gmail.

Suggest a feature for Gmail

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If you really need to do this, one way is to download your messages into Thunderbird, for example, and sort them there. Google has a philosophical objection to sorting (except for reverse chronological order by last activity, of course) and is unlikely to implement this anytime soon.

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There are some hacks to do this kind of thing here...

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