Windows 10: Sort by date function is not working (Windows 10)

Discus and support Sort by date function is not working (Windows 10) in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have clicked on the "Date Created" tab in a folder in file explorer, and it still refuses to properly sort things by chronological order (either... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by JamesPolak, Aug 14, 2019 at 4:32 AM.

  1. Sort by date function is not working (Windows 10)


    I have clicked on the "Date Created" tab in a folder in file explorer, and it still refuses to properly sort things by chronological order (either ascending or descending). It will put things out of order at random. This is super frustrating and I have no idea why this could be happening. Any advice is appreciated, thank you.


    Sort by date function is not working (Windows 10) fffc9432-8f62-4ed8-9493-00d655e1f1c3?upload=true.png

    In the photo above, you can see that "Created" is properly selected as the sort by tab, however some files are out of order (it goes 2016 then 2017 then 2016 again). This is just one of many examples Sort by date function is not working (Windows 10) :(

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  2. Graeme.P Win User

    Sort by date added to folder

    Hi there, thanks for your question.

    In File Explorer, all sorting options can be viewed by following these steps:

    - Open the folder and right click inside of it, not on a file.

    - Go to Sort by > More.

    This brings up a list of all possibilities of what to sort by. It doesn't look like there's an options for "date added to folder", but one of the other Date options may help, such as Date Created. You could create a copy of the file and move it in, so that
    the date created matches the date added to the folder?

    Please let me know if you need more information! Thanks!
     
  3. Sorting mail in Windows 10

    Hi Sujata,

    Will you please provide step-by-step instructions based on your suggestion below? I want to stop Windows 10 mail from dividing my mail by date and simply sort by date received, latest date first.

    What you suggested: "If you want to then you can sort ‘From’ option wherein, you see all mails from sender followed alphabetically. "

    I have not found anything in the mail app that points to a sort From option.

    Also, the link you provided has no relevance to the very clear and specific question the OP asked.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Sort by date function is not working (Windows 10)

    Windows 10 file explorer does not sort the songs by its release dates.

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand that you did not find any option to sort the list of files by release date in Windows 10 Explorer. We will assist you.

    I would like to inform you that this is by design that you will not be able to sort the files by release dates.
    I suggest you to post your valuable suggestions in Windows feedback app. So, that developers will try to implement it in future Windows 10 updates to enhance user experience.

    Hope the information helps. Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.
     
    Krishna Prasobh V, Aug 14, 2019 at 4:34 AM
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