Email sort status reverts to "Time"

REPRODUCIBILITY (% or how often): 100%
BUILD ID = OS VERSION (Settings > About product): Any
HARDWARE (XA2, X10, X10 II, …): Any
UI LANGUAGE: Irrelevant
REGRESSION: (compared to previous public release: Yes, No, ?): No, this is a bug with a beard.

DESCRIPTION:

The sorting state reverts back to default time in the following scenarios:

  • The email app is restarted (either from a phone reboot or closing/opening)
  • Opening an email from a notification and doing an edge-swipe to go back to overview

PRECONDITIONS:

None

STEPS TO REPRODUCE:

  1. Sort the email by anything other than ‘Time’
  2. Wait for an email to come in and open from the notification
  3. Swipe back to overview

EXPECTED RESULT:

The sort state should be remembered

ACTUAL RESULT:

The sort state reverts back to ‘Time’

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

(Please ALWAYS attach relevant data such as logs, screenshots, etc…)

This bug still exists in 4.3