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  1. Please do NOT automatically play videos when I empty my spam or delete folders

    You made a recent change where you automatically play videos when one empties the spam or trash folders. I don't mind you showing videos that I may choose to play. But please don't start a video assuming I want to watch it. I find it annoying!

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    • Get rid of the video ads!!

      I am close to switching to another email provider because yahoo mail cannot keep up when I am typing an email. The video ads slow down the service so much that every other word is omitted from my emails or I have to sit and wait for the service to respond in mid sentence. I, and I am sure most users, will not pay for an ad free service in 2016. There are plenty of free email providers that do not have video ads running in the background! Therefore, if you make me switch then I also would not be…

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      • Can you place the Delete button back to where it use to be, and place the new archive button where the delete button is now?

        I actually think that the new archive button is pretty neat, but can it be moved? The delete button has been relocated and the archive button is in it's place now. I keep finding myself accidentally archiving stuff that I want to delete. If you return the delete button to where it use to be, and place the archive button to where you have the delete button now, I think it would be much easier.

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        • Get rid of Archive

          It's a waste. Not only does it require relearning the layout of the buttons, it also creates another clutter spot - if you aren't going to delete a message, why not create a specific subject folder instead of a second clutter spot.

          If Yahoo isn't going to remove the feature, give us a setting option so we can remove it from our personal account - make it an option, not a requirement.

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            114 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Block feature. Allow Block to block email addresses by domain instead of the complete email address.

            Block by domain name and not by the complete email address. The spammers can use the same domain and keep changing the sender name infinitely. So block by domain. Would be much more effective.

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              109 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • ADD SPELLCHECK!!!

              ADD SPELLCHECK!!!

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                46 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hello,

                Thanks for the feedback regarding spellchecker.

                The primary reason spellcheck has been removed is due to the fact that all browsers these days actually do automatic spell checking and caused some conflicts.

                As such, you can simply type emails, and you’ll notice that your browser automatically detects typo’s or spelling errors by highlighting the words in red/green. And when right clicking the browser will offer suggestions as well. It was actually much more robust than our old spellcheck.

                hope that helps. Thank you for your loyalty and support!

                Yahoo Support

              • This nonsense of running ads and videos to the point your system is unable to maintain enough continuty to compose a simple e-mail.ChangeIt!

                Stop running ads so that e-mail works properly! Problem does exist on internet explorer 10, every time the ads change the keyboard and mouse is frozen until new ads appear. You have to accomplish tasks in between ads! It's ridiculous to the point of changing e-mail address. Please return to old format, what do the ads matter if there is no one there to watch!!!!!

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                • I've had my account for many years and love Yahoo mail. However, over the past several months, it's been crashing and burning. It hangs up

                  As of late, this app is causing my computer and internet connection to hang and crash. I upgraded to Windows 10-64 in the hopes this would remedy some of these problems but it has not. Also, if I leave Mail open in the browser, it is consuming massive amounts of computer resources. I also experience delays when typing and keep getting error messages that my internet connection's been 'lost'.
                  I've had my mail account with you for over 14 years, but as it seems you are unable to resolve these issues, I will be looking to switch providers.

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                    13 comments  ·  Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Can you please explain why my email has shrunk into a vertical column?

                    Why has my email shrunk into a vertical column. THis limits perception.
                    Please explain how to return.
                    sanghita5@yahoo.com

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                      14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hello,

                      It’s possible that you accidentally enabled the column view. You can control this by clicking “V” in your inbox view, which toggles between the different views. Click “V” each time to rotate to the view of your choice.

                      You can also change this in settings.

                      Hope that helps. Thanks for your loyalty and support.

                      Yahoo Support

                    • Why doesn't the new Block feature block emails from my spam. I don't want these people to be able to send me mail at all.

                      New block feature should block emails senders from both inbox and spam folder. I don't want these people to send me mail at all. Come on Yahoo. You know what we wanted in a block feature. Help us really beat spam.

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                        • Editable subject in Vacation Response

                          I want to be able to automatically reply to incoming messages with a message in both the Subject field and the Message field. In other words, I want to use Vacation Response, but without the words vacation response in the subject. Other email programs use words like "automatic reply" ,etc.

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                          • Fix it so the history of every message to one user is NOT including when forwarding. When send everything they already have again and again

                            Fix it so the history of every message to one user is NOT including when forwarding. When send everything they already have again and again. Sick of it.

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                            • Trending on Yahoo

                              So now I open up Yahoo to find "Trending on Yahoo" plastered to the side of my screen. Well guess what...I have a brain of my very own and don't need Yahoo to tell me what everyone else is reading. Bad enough in your "news" section you have gossip about the "stars", Dear Abby and God knows what else. Regardless of what you may think we're not all 12 years old, many of us are grown people who wish to not be treated like children by their internet provider.

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                              • I cannot type any message until all the ads are in that I don't look at anyway. I'll be typing along and look up and there is nothing there!

                                The Ads are just awful and I never look at them anyway. They slow me down as you cannot keep up with my typing. I have to wait until your stupid ads come in first before I can type my message.

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                                • Lock the buttons, (Move, Delete, Spam, etc.) into position. When they shift around from page to page it is too easy to press the wrong one.

                                  Lock the buttons, (Move, Delete, Spam, etc.) into position. When they shift around from page to page it is too easy to press the wrong one. While inside an email, the "Delete" button occupies the same space as the "Spam" button does when you are looking at the Inbox list.

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                                  • Allow automatic folder filing

                                    Many of my folders are simply my emails with certain people. E.g., my brother emails me, the email from him goes in his folder. It would be amazing if I could tag email addresses to always go into folder X. Then I could click a "File" button (assuming the email was from someone with an auto-folder setting assigned) and the email would move to that folder automatically. That would DRASTICALLY reduce the time I spent filing as it would leave only atypical message requiring me to manually drag them to a folder. Everything else could get filed in the right…

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                                      • why is it lately cant i get into yahoo mail items but i can when i go through internet explorer and it is also very non responsive when typi

                                        cannot get into mail some mail message on firefox but can on internet explorer and also typing messages very slow and erratic, why, please improve or see what is causing the issue

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                                        • paste

                                          I frequently email myself webpage links. I have noticed that when I ctrl+v to paste a link, the cursor remains in front of what I just pasted and I have to click behind in order to continue typing, and that the link will not become active until after I have clicked behind it and hit enter. This is unnecessary and annoying. I have not changed my settings and this has been consistent on 3 computers now. Please fix

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