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This forum is intended to gather feedback or suggestions on Yahoo Mail. For assistance with technical, abuse or general Mail questions, please contact Yahoo Customer Care.

We have refreshed your inbox with more room for messages and added exciting new features you will love. These include 1TB of free mail storage, Conversations, stunning new Themes, Attachments preview and much more.

Based on your feedback, we have improved and simplified how you work with folders in your inbox. Folders now remain visible at all times on the left side of your inbox so you can quickly find and file away messages. We want to hear what you think of this update and other features in Yahoo Mail. The more specific your feedback, the more useful for us. While we can’t respond to every suggestion, we review and take them all very seriously and review them regularly.

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  1. allow a permanent setting for BCC so the composer does not have to click cc, the bcc every email

    create a permanent setting for BCC so the composer does not have to click cc, then bcc every time a bcc is needed

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    • I need to delete my yahoo email search history.

      Why is it not possible to delete my email search history.to protect my privacy?

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      • Sub folders!

        I use Hotmail/outlook web based email at work, it breaks every now and then, but it does allow me to organise my emails into subfolders, which are always on the left side bar.

        Please bring this feature to Yahoo, it would be very useful.

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        • I want to read the most current post in an email at the top. I don't want to have to scroll down to the bottom.

          I want to read the most current post in an email at the top. I don't want to have to scroll down to the bottom.

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          • Please bring back the stationery!!!

            Please bring the stationery back!!!

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            • Stop SEXUALLY EXPLICIT EMAIL PLEASE.

              Stop sending SEXUALLY EXPLICIT SPAM PLEASE

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              • You can improve yahoo mail by putting it back the way it used to be before this last awful change!!!!

                PLEASE....PLEASE LISTEN TO YOUR MEMBERS AND PUT YAHOO MAIL BACK THE WAY IT USED TO BE BEFORE THIS LAST HORRIBLE CHANGE!!!

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                  • For the past 2 days, my mail viewed on Firefox won't allow me to open or compose messages.

                    I get a message in the lower right urging me to "load basic mail." What's going on here?

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                      • restore my acount to full active mode please...you have stopped my account someway you email me about this

                        full active mode please...you have stopped my account someway you email me about this

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                          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          I am so sorry you’re having this problem getting in touch with our customer care team! We have a lot of volume, so we’re doing the best we can. You can still get assistance online for your Account issue by contacting our Accounts team:

                          https://help.yahoo.com/contact/account_care

                          In order to expedite assistance, please be sure to describe your issue clearly for the Accounts agent in the “Detailed Description” field. The more concise and descriptive you are, the better chance you’ll have of getting a quick resolution.

                        • How about Blocking/Rejecting/Refusing an email using Filters?

                          How about Blocking/Rejecting an email using Filters, where should I ask Yahoo to add such feature?
                          I frequently receive spam mails from various distinct IDs about some annoying stuff, that I am never interested in.
                          An imaginary illustration has been put up here in the above images.

                          Please suggest the right way of requesting to add such an important feature.

                          Clarification: I'm not talking about directly sending the incoming mails to Trash using Filters (that feature has been there for long), the point I'm raising is that how about simply Blocking/Rejecting them based on their content/Subject OR sender (using filters).…

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                            2 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            That’s a great idea! For more on how you can currently block entire domains as well as specific email addresses in Yahoo Mail, I recommend reading the following Yahoo! Mail Help article “Blocking email addresses or domains from sending you emails” for the steps you should take to block some people from sending you emails. You can find the link to it below.

                            http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&id=SLN3228&locale=en_US&y=PROD_MAIL_ML

                            I really appreciate you giving me the opportunity to address this for you!

                          • I am NOT getting my emails in a timely manner can take HOURS or DAYS to get response..or people are not getting my emails utnil hours or day

                            am NOT getting my emails in a timely manner can take HOURS or DAYS to get response..or people are not getting my emails utnil hours or days later!! VERY frustrating!!

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                            • stop g everytime I try to use anything please

                              recover page please turn it off

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                              • Fix the stupid log in problem so I dont have to sign in everyday, multiple times a day

                                I have to resign in to Yahoo not only everyday but multiple times a day. I do not have to do this with any other site but Yahoo mail. Since it is linked to my FB account, it I have to do the same thing every time I go to FB. Getting really tired of Yahoo not doing anything to resolve this issue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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                                • Yahoo Mail needs a "Close All Other Tab" button and a "Close Tabs to the Right" Button

                                  It would be really helpful if I could right click on a Yahoo Mail tab and have the option to "Close All Other Tabs" and maybe "Close Tabs to the Right" much like in Chrome. If the right click on a tab is not an option, just an easily clickable "Close All Tabs" button.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      You are able to sort your emails by sender or subject, however to do so you need to disable our conversation threading feature.

                                      We think conversation threads are great new way to organize your emails, but we also understand that they may not be for everyone, which is why you have the ability to turn them off if you choose. To learn how to do that, please have a look at the following Yahoo Mail Help article:

                                      Enable or disable Conversations in Yahoo Mail

                                      We hope this has helped you use Yahoo Mail the way that works best for you. Thanks for using our service!

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                                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        If you are having trouble accessing your account the first thing you can try is our Password Helper.

                                        This will allow you to choose to either recover your account using an alternate email address or phone number you may have added to your account, or if these are not available, your security questions.

                                        If you still have trouble accessing your account you can contact the Account Security team by filling out this Help form.

                                        Please submit a request on this issue by selecting “Password and sign in” as the topic, and “unable to sign in” as the sub-topic. Please click “Call Us”.

                                      • I noticed you don't have an paid ad free version in the PlayStore, I wouldn't mind paying to remove advertisements in my inbox,!

                                        I need a paid version that eliminates advertisements, I believe a lot of people would upgrade for this feature!

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