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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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    • No more 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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        • LEAVE THIS PAGE/STAY ON THIS PAGE

          Now whenever I switch from Inbox to Sent or want to close a tab, this ANNOYING RIDICULOUS box pops up asking me if I want to leave or stay on this page. What is this nonsense you're now foisting on us??? Wait until your ****** core business is sold and see how fast your users fly to another service.

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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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            • "Trending on Yahoo" needs to be optional.

              Please discontinue or make optional the "Trending on Yahoo" that appears on the Yahoo Mail page!

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                • 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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                  • Check for sent attachments

                    "In the file attached" - forgot to attach. In gmail it realises you meant to attach something and prompts you to attach it. Super feature as it means you don't look foolish. Please can you enable this in Yahoo mail?

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                    • Keep the personalized Yahoo Toolbar for Firefox!

                      The Yahoo Toolbar, where I can choose my own bookmarks (separate from the bookmarks menu) that I use frequently, that hover on a toolbar area just above the browser window, is a huge benefit for all the active browsing that I do (I don't need another page, a static window, or having to click on a bookmark tab/menu). I never have a problem with it crashing my browser(Firefox 42) and it makes the business work I do so much easier.

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                      • Match Gmail in enabling 'reply' to sent items

                        I frequently search for someone I've sent an email to, then hit reply to send another email to them / chase. On yahoo this defaults back to replying to me, absolutely not what I want. Instead I have to 'reply all' and then delete my name. Inefficient. On gmail it realises what I want to do, and defaults to the person I am trying to reach. Far more efficient and a great feature

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                        • Give options for deleting items in "Trash"

                          Let us have options on how often to empty trash and base it on the date the item was put in trash!
                          Don't delete items in trash based on date received - base it on date placed in trash. If an item is inadvertently put in trash that is old and you were saving it it disappears immediately because it's older than the last trash "dump."

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                          • Missing email

                            Missing emails from several vendors who send me information weekly. These emails haven't arrived since the beginning of August 2016. They are not in other folders either. Noticed a number of people having problems with emails that don't arrive or disappear.

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                            • I hate the new mail, we use yahoo mail over the others because it was simple. You cannot respond to an old email without a thread

                              go back to the old format of mail, its difficult to respond to a new email without attaching the old one. people live by emails and this is too confusing, please go back!!!!!

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                              • Yahoo Support! I have no way to report a legitimate BUG in Yahoo Email App!

                                I found a legitimate bug with the new combined mailbox access feature.
                                It is a great feature if it worked but when I click the secondary mailbox it is not filtering email for that account. It is showing emails from the account I'm signed into as well. The second problem is that I have email set to be forwarded from a second account to the account I sign into and sometimes the email doesn't show in the inbox of the forwarding account and sometimes it does.
                                Who can address this!!??
                                Very Very Very Frustrating that a large organization like Yahoo…

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                                  • Stop sponsoring distorted right-wing news stories and practicing irresponsible story placement on the Home Page.

                                    Stop sponsoring distorted right-wing news stories and placing these stories on the Home Page in an irresponsible manner.

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                                    • filter from inbox

                                      We need a facility to fun the mail filters we have created on the inbox, this could be done at the time of creation or later.

                                      I log into my email and find with 3000 emails I need to clean it up, so i make a filter, problem is the 3000 mails already in my inbox.

                                      What I need is to be able to apply the rule or filter to mail already in the inbox.

                                      Guess what, Outlook allows you to do this on any folder with any rule/filter.

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                                      • There is no customer service!

                                        "Help" from help pages are a loop-around trap! Please provide real customer care! The current "solutions" are not functioning!

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                                        • 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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