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  1. 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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    • 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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        Gathering feedback  ·  166 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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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          104 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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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          • 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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              74 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • ADD SPELLCHECK!!!

              ADD SPELLCHECK!!!

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              • Yahoo mail search broken

                My yahoo mail search is not working for over an year now. Only I know how I am surviving with this disaster having my yahoo mail as a primary email. Now this problem is unbearable for me. I don't get any search result for any search query. Please look into this problem and please fix it as soon as possible.
                Thank you!

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                  14 comments  ·  Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • change messenger back to normal

                  I am fed up with the new yahoo. If you are so intent on changing it, GIVE ME THE OPTION TO CHOOSE IT!!! Now messenger doesn't work, I can't change it back and there are no messenger options in settings.... I want old yahoo

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                  • Get rid of the stupid videos in the e-mail folders! They are worse than spam!

                    Stop those stupid, intrusive, resource-hogging videos in the e-mail folders! They are worse than spam - much worse! Do us a favor by deleting this feature, and do Yahoo and its users a favor by taking all authority from the nitwit who approved its introduction. This might be Yahoo's worst idea yet, and that's really saying something!

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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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                      • Remove Autoplaying Videos from Mail Screens

                        In most cases these videos' audio plays before the video finishes even loading and as always the volume is at its loudest possible setting. I am tired of being bombarded with noise on the most recent celebrity scandal or the latest beauty trend when I haven't even yet been given the ability to PAUSE, CLOSE or otherwise LEAVE THE PAGE. There is no reason for these videos to be in my mailboxes at all, nor is there a reason for the default setting (which I cannot change) to be set to AUTOPLAY, NOR should all these videos ALWAYS be set…

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                        • I dislike the new format. I want my old format back NOW!

                          I want my old format back NOW! I waste so much time having to scan down my Inbox one by one. The previous format allowed me to see nearly the entire Inbox. You should not abuse your customers like this.

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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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                              Gathering feedback  ·  7 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • When choosing email address, list should come up in same order that our contact list is in.

                              Why can't you leave things alone?!!! Didn't you learn your lesson the last time when you made all those horrific changes? I know you lost a lot of us.
                              Problem: when trying to send an email, the contact list should come up the way we want it, not the way you want it. I'd like mine to come up alphabetically by last name, just the way it is listed in my contact list. It is suddenly coming up alphabetically by first name. Please put it back the way it was.
                              AND STOP FOOLING WITH THINGS THAT WORK.

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                              • Yahoo messenger

                                I wish the updated version of yahoo messenger still showed when people are online. It doesnt have the green dot/light like the last version did. I think the new version has a lot of limited features and the old version had more that were user friendly. Please fix.

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                                • My email keeps coming up in a HUGE font, not what I set it on.

                                  I followed the instructions in the article that you posted for the person complaining that the font was too tiny, BUT THEY DON'T WORK. No matter what size I change the font to, when I save and go back to my email, or when I exit and reopen, the font is still gigantic. In fact, the fonts on the entire page and on other Yahoo help pages are HUGE. I don't have this problem anywhere but in Yahoo mail.

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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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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                                        • I dont' like how you put pictures at the side to be viewed in a small screen off to the side. I used to be able to click on a picture and se

                                          I dont' like how you put pictures at the side to be viewed in a small screen off to the side. I used to be able to click on a picture and see the whole picture opened up big in the middle of the screen. Please put it back to the way it was! This is super frustrating and irritating and upsetting and annoying.

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