[SOLVED] System tray icon after receiving new mails doesn't change


With the lastest update 1.12.0, the system tray icon doesn’t change after receiving new mails.

To Reproduce…

Steps to reproduce the behavior:

  1. Open Mailspring
  2. Receiving new mails
  3. Take a screenshot of the icon
  4. Opening Mailspinr
  5. Take a screenshot of the icon
  6. Compare the 2 icons.

Expected Behavior

Different icon (for new messages)




  • OS and Version: W10
    • Installation Method: installer
  • Mailspring Version: 1.12.0

Additional Context

Mailspring has two different modes in the new setup. One where all unread mails will show the icon blue. One where unread mails will be indicated blue and new emails will be indicated by a red icon. You can chose this in the “Appearance” part of the settings:

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Thanks, I’ve changed and see the red icon after receiving new mails.