The "Done" view in Inbox by Gmail (sunsetting in March 2019) allows me to review my recently archived emails, in the order I archived them (with the most recent at the top). Is there a search I can run in Gmail to get the same list?

Inbox even groups the emails by when you archived them: "Today", "Yesterday", "This month" etc. so Google must be storing the timestamp of when they were archived and therefore I'm hoping there's a way to sort my search using that timestamp. Even just getting the emails I archived today would be helpful.

I reviewed Google's article about advanced search, but don't see anything relevant.

Note: I'm not asking how to see archived emails, I know that I can click on "All Mail".


There isn't. In Gmail are all archived emails under All Mail folder, which contains all archived emails as well as everything else. Best you can do is search for: -in:inbox which could get you what you need, however not in the order you archived your messages.

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  • Thanks, I'm aware of how to view Archived emails (added to my question) - I want them in order though. I'm pessimistic that there's a way to do this, but I still wanted to ask. – JBallin Mar 8 at 17:56
  • @JBallin answer updated – user0 Mar 8 at 18:03
  • Thanks but that still doesn't solve my issue of wanting them in order, it's just another way to see my archived mail. – JBallin Mar 8 at 18:23

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