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In Gmail, I go through all emails starting from the last one, and I make sure none of them needs answering. If I find one that needs answering, I answer it, but then I lose track of where it was in the list, to keep going through the ones after that. How can I search for that email and then jump to "see all" again from that point on?

For example, I go through 1120 emails, I answer the 1120th, but then I want to go back to reading 1121th and subsequent. How can I quickly jump to email 1120th then go to all the other older ones, without having to manually go to 1120th in batches of 50?

Any ideas?

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  1. You can increase the number of conversations per page to 100 by going into Settings -> General (the first tab) and changing the number in Maximum page size (2nd from the top).
  2. The new interface also has human-readable pagination links: http://mail.google.com/mail/#all/p2

Also, if you find yourself going through 1,100 emails, you should really consider Inbox Zero, using labels, and creating filters - it will save you time looking for emails.

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I realised now I can also do the pagination URL on the new interface, so this is now the best answer. Thx. –  127961409810234 Feb 11 '12 at 12:02
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I just found out that I can bring back the old interface, which allows me to manually jump to a specific page, like so: mail.google.com/mail/?yaddayadda/in%3ainbox/p20

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This won't last for long, as the old interface will be phased out in the near future. –  Alex Feb 11 '12 at 10:48
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Either back to inbox or older or newer will work at going back to where you wereenter image description here

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I just found out that I can bring back the old interface, which allows me to manually jump to a specific page, like so: mail.google.com/mail/?yaddayadda/in%3ainbox/p20 –  127961409810234 Feb 5 '12 at 17:59
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