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  1. Stop giving me back my deleted emails. If I deleted them I don't want them!

    Leave my deleted emails in the trash! I don't want them back in my Inbox

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      95 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Create a way to customize or disable 'Smart Views'.

      They are in my way and useless to me as they are now. I don't search to things based on people or finance. I need information like open orders, policy updates, billing notifications. We have each learned to organize our emails in the way that suits us best and each way is as different we as individuals are from each other. 'One size fits all (or most)' methods really just irritate everyone because it's never quite right for anyone.

      And so I repeat: The 'Smart Views' is in my way and if I can't customize it, I want to eliminate…

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      • If you won't remove the ANNOYING date separators, please allow users to PERMANENTLY set another default sorting method

        I don't want date separators. For one, they take up far too much screen real estate (can't you at least just use only "today", "yesterday", "older"). But since you seem to be refusing to remove this annoying "feature," can't you at least allow users to permanently set another method? Every time I open my inbox, even if I've reset the method previously, my inbox reverts to "by date" with those awful separators.

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        • Make it easier to search, select, and delete a bunch of emails

          After searching emails which meet specific criteria the view shows emails nicely grouped by date/period. It should be possible to select a bunch of emails by those groupings. At this time each email has to be individually selected. A smart company would make it easier for people to delete useless content so that the company would not have to continuously invest in increasing storage.

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              14 comments  ·  Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enhance filters

              Filters right now are extremely limited, without being able to handle multiple entries in the field box. This results in needing to create 50+ filters where one will do. supporting operators like OR, AND, and NOT would make filters much more useable.

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              • Animated adds are stepping on typing functions while composing mail on all my computers

                Please fix the function that is disrupting composing e-mails due to your moving adds.

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                  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Following the steps in this Yahoo Help article will allow you to resolve the majority of issues you may encounter with Yahoo Mail:

                  Fix problems with Yahoo not working properly: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN3223.html

                  Because this forum is intended to gather feedback/suggestions for Yahoo Mail, if you continue experiencing this problem or have additional questions, please see our Yahoo Mail help pages:

                  Yahoo Mail Help: https://help.yahoo.com/mail

                  Thank you for using Yahoo Mail!

                • why do you keep ruining yahoo mail? why cant you leave it alone? i have to read my email in a tiny approx. 2 inch box . i need the whole pag

                  go back to yahoo mail the way it was. i cannot read my email in that stupid little box. i want the whole page back so i can use yahoo mail again. please!!!!i beg of you. put my email back the way it was so i can read it again.

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                  • Restore my filters

                    I have had filters set up in my Yahoo email since I started using Yahoo email. All of a sudden, all my filers have disappeared. Can you please restore the filters I have been using for like 15 years???

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                      Gathering feedback  ·  3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        It is not recommended to post your Yahoo email address in a public location like our feedback forum. I’ve removed the address from your post for your security.

                        Unfortunately, it isn’t possible to switch back to the previous interface once you have upgraded. I am very sorry about that!

                        However, you may be interested in trying the Basic version of the new Yahoo Mail interface which offers a much slimmer and, well, basic experience similar to our earliest “Classic” versions of Yahoo Mail. You can find out more about Basic Mail here:

                        What is basic mail?: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN5171.html

                        Switching between basic and full-featured Yahoo Mail: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN15090.html

                        If you would like to give the new full-featured Yahoo Mail interface a chance, but are having technical problems with it, I recommend reading the following Yahoo Mail Help article for the best help resolving this problem.

                        Fix problems with Yahoo not working properly: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN3223.html

                      • Following Sports Calendars Does Not Work

                        I have added my favorite MLB sports teams to follow on my calendar but nothing shows up. I have tried it on all 3 of my browsers and it does not work on any of them!!!

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                        • Using Flickr For More Yahoo Mail Themes

                          Gmail recently added more themes through their Photo site. I would think that Yahoo could do the same using Flickr. There just needs to be more choices for themes in Yahoo mail either through Yahoo or the ability to upload them ourselves!

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                          • Undo button when composing

                            Please create an undo button when composing emails. I found no way to restore my previous draft and could not figure out how to undo when everything was deleted. I highlighted a large section of text and pressed tab, normally that would indent the text but it didn't, it deleted it. I could not get it back and it was very frustrating. It would be nice if the typical functions for the keyboard used in Office still applied when composing an email in Yahoo. Yes I noticed the indent button at the bottom of the compose section but it was…

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                              Gathering feedback  ·  11 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • remove or give ability to remove dynamic date sort

                                remove or give ability to remove dynamic date sort

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                                • "Enable Conversations" should have an option to enable by recipient

                                  I like the enable conversations feature but I do not like how it is grouped by email subject rather than recipient or person you are actually having the "conversation" with. I use Yahoo Mail for my business and send several emails to several different recipients with the same subject line (example: Your Recent Inquiry). It is frustrating to have all of these conversations grouped together and makes it confusing. So if you could PLEASE group the conversations via Recipient rather than Subject that would be AWESOME!!

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                                  • A one click function to block email address

                                    It should be easy to block email address. I don't know why this has not been implemented. Do you guys make money from it?

                                    I don't want to have to go into settings. It's true spammers can just generate new email addresses, but at least that makes it slightly harder for them. And also an option to block their host.

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                                      Gathering feedback  ·  327 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • You need to do a much better job of preventing disgusting pornographic email scams from even getting to my mailbox.

                                      I am sick & tired of receiving emails that contain disgusting pornographic language and solicitations. You need to do a much better job of blocking these before they even reach my mail box. Some are so blatantly obvious with filthy language even in the sender and subject boxes that it is impossible to miss. If this continues I will cancel my account. There is no excuse for this. Anyone seeking this kind of material can readily find if they want to without private mail boxes being bombarded with this filth automatically. I receive something of this nature on an almost…

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                                        1 comment  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Fighting spam is an ongoing battle. Sometimes spammers change tactics and we need to adapt. You can help us by continuing to mark message as spam, and not spam, as needed. This Yahoo Help article may also help you to manage spam.

                                        Stop spam in Yahoo Mail: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN3227.html

                                        Because this forum is intended to gather feedback/suggestions for Yahoo Mail, if you continue experiencing this problem or have additional questions, please see our Yahoo Mail help pages:

                                        Yahoo Mail Help: https://help.yahoo.com/mail

                                        Thank you for using Yahoo Mail!

                                      • My drafts have been sent by yahoo multiple times even when I have not pressed the sent button. Some of these were emails I sent days ago.

                                        Recently, I have had drafts which were sent by yahoo multiple times to the addressees, even when I have not pressed the sent button. These include partial drafts, which tells me that the system was sending the email multiple times while I was typing the letter. Some of these were emails I sent days ago. I was just surprised by the number of times it was sent by the system. Can you please fix this bug.

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                                        • Keep the spam out of my inbox!!! I keep reporting it & the more I report it the more I get!! SICK OF IT!!!!!!!

                                          Keep the spam out of my inbox!!! I keep reporting it & the more I report it the more I get!! SICK OF IT!!!!!!

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