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I want to search for unread mails but with specific circle.

Is it possible or I've to press next => next page and have to look it manually to find unread emails under specific Google+ circle - as Google+ is now integrated with Gmail?

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Gmail currently does not support an advanced search to let you combine an unread filter with a circle filter.

I would imagine if and only if there was such a filter it would like

[ circle:Friends is:unread ]

But there is no such filter unfortunately.

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Its not working as Gmail doesn't support Circle filter tag yet ! – shahjapan Dec 30 '11 at 12:04
That's what I said. "Gmail currently does not support". – MετάEd Dec 30 '11 at 15:33
-1 no need for a figurative example that doesn't work – cwd Feb 19 '12 at 23:18
My answer, that what the OP wants is not possible, is a factual and helpful answer to the question. If I go on to speculate about what the solution will eventually look like, don't let that distract you. – MετάEd Feb 20 '12 at 4:40

I've observed today that Google has added this feature, so common operators are working along with circle syntax while searching mails.

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Are they rolling it out? I'm not seeing it. circle:frieds works, and is:unread works, but when I combine the two into circle:friends is:unread I get 0 results back. – Al E. May 18 '12 at 13:42

just disable the lab "App Search" and clause circle:XXX will work along with is:unread and other search clauses.

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Might you be able to add a screenshot of what this would look like? – batpigandme Sep 6 '13 at 15:02

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