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  1. Please give an option to remove the day of week grouping inline on the Inbox.

    That's what the date column is for and the breaks down the Inbox list are extremely distracting and serve little purpose. I am really tired of Yahoo just adding random garbage that no one has asked for with no way to disable it.

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      2237 comments  ·  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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      • Please stop playing multiple multimedia ads while I'm trying to type emails

        The multimedia ads interfere with my ability to type a complete sentence - I'll be typing along and then discover that half the characters are missing one sentence back - it'd really annoying. The ads are fine, I understand you need them but please set them up so they don't interfere with the most basic of functions in an email account - the ability to send and receive email. Thanks much

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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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            7 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • quit changing yahoo mail. this new version SUX! I do not have cell phone I want public, so quit asking for that, too.

            quit changing yahoo mail. this new version SUX! I do not have cell phone I want public, so quit asking for that, too.

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              9 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • want my old mail page back. this new page is horrible. going to be changing to a differil server. you need to stop changing it.

              want my old mail page back. this new page is horrible. going to be changing to a different mail server. you need to stop changing it.

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                3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                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

                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:

              • 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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                  4 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  • kill the link in my reply. i reply to myself. always an error.

                    they send mail. i reply to mail. they send mail. when i click on the reply link within my reply, i reply to myself. they receive nothing. this is always an error.

                    kill the link in my reply. do not permit me to make this error.

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                      4 comments  ·  Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Please make sure you’re either clicking “Reply” at the top of the message or at the bottom of the message the sender sent. If you click reply at the bottom of the message you sent you will reply to yourself. Take care!

                    • 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  ·  319 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        • I'd like the main page refigured so that the left column is wider. Right now I can't see enough of the entry title to know if I want to rea

                          Rearrange the main page so that we can see the left column enough to know if we want to read it. Am currently unable to see enough of the title. Having a little scrap of message over on the right is no help.

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                          • Please. When I've ticked more than one email and accidentally opened another email, do not open it and remove all of my checked email

                            i've checked[ticked] like so many emails and suddenly clicked the middle of an email(opened) it, all of my checked email is unchecked because i ACCIDENTALLY opened an email and now I have to start all over checking the emails.

                            [ / ] Checked
                            [ / ] Checked
                            [ ] Unchecked
                            [ / ] Checked
                            [ ] Opened OMG I just try to tick it OMG WHAT DID I DO TO DESERVE IT??

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                            • Warning

                              Warning to all. Do Not hit the trashcan on the Spam folder to delete the spam. Warning, Do not. You must open the Spam folder and delete them all that way. If you hit the Trashcan to the side of the Spam folder to delete all Spam, it will delete all your inbox. Repeat, Warning

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                                3 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                I’m sorry that this happened to you. Please know that if you click the trash can icon and the spam folder is emptied this will sent you to the now empty spam folder. If this isn’t what you saw and you are missing messages from your Inbox and this happened in the last 7 days it may be possible to restore it. Please see this Yahoo Help article for details.

                                Restore missing emails or IMs: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN2552.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!

                              • I have been with Yahoo Mail for several years now and found it very efficient in the past. It appears that I have been downgraded to a very

                                I have had my email account downgraded to a very basic state. In the past I was able to create groups of Contacts and was able to edit these groups. I now cannot create a group or manage or edit my existing groups. This is very frustrating and unhelpful nand I am tempted very stringly to leave Yahoo and go to another browser and email like BT. This current state of affairs is pathetic and any downgrading should have been notified in advance, especially when no other option has been offered

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

                                  Contact lists are still available in Yahoo Mail. Please see this Yahoo Help article regarding how to create and edit them.

                                  Contact lists in Yahoo Mail: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN22077.html

                                  If this doesn’t appear to be available to you, your account may be using basic Yahoo Mail.

                                  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

                                • your doing a great job now!!!!!-i don;t see anything wrong with your operation now

                                  you are so great at everything you do for all of us-KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                                  • Remove all the stupid recent additions and STOP them self replacing every time the machine is used. I'm completely fed up with it.

                                    Return the email to the decent LOGICAL system rather than the awful pointless changes which make me livid and seem set for no reason at all. Useless Yahoo, the sooner it's gone the better.

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                                    • Autosuggest OPT OUT

                                      Suggesting which contacts I want to add to my emails is very annoying and entirely unhelpful. I want the option to OPT COMPLETELY OUT of this feature rather than what I read on your "help" page which states that I can opt out of a particular email suggestion each time I add contacts to a message. This is frustrating. Please fix. I do not want yahoo to guess who I want to send a message to. It's my email and I know exactly who I want to add to the message.

                                      ADD AN OPT OUT of autosuggest button under settings.

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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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                                        • Can you please create a "mute" conversation feature similar to Gmail?

                                          Can you create the option to "mute" a thread. This will prevent one's inbox from populating while two people are having a back and forth on a thread they need to reference in the future but not actively monitor.

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