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My starred emails disappeared from the top of my Gmail list and I can’t find them. I looked in trash with no luck. What can I do to find them?

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To find all emails with a star use the following search term: is:starred

To find only starred items in the inbox: is:starred in:inbox

to find them in some other label: is:starred label:labelname

Here are hints regarding searching in spam and trash and other advanced search hints

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To find e-mails that are starred, including those in Trash or Spam folder, search using this key phrase in the top search box of your gMail web client.

is:starred in:anywhere

BTW, it works in the gMail iOS app too, as far as I know.

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Hi, thank you for your answer. However, it seems to be a duplicate of the already provided answer above. Please use the "edit" button if you would like to improve on an answer instead of writing a totally new answer. Thank you! –  Hydra Apr 3 '13 at 10:16

It might be that you changed the inbox view from Starred first to something else.

To see if that’s the case, hover over Inbox, in the left-side column, and click on the arrow to the right of it (the black square with the white triangle from the picture below).

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