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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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    • 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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        • 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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          • 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 →
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              • 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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                • Speed up yahoo mail again - too many bad ads which slow down everything!

                  yahoo has slowed down to a crawl - what is going on?

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    I’m sorry to hear that you’re having some trouble using Yahoo Mail. Following the steps in this Yahoo! Help article will allow you to resolve the majority of issues you may encounter:

                    Basic Browser Troubleshooting

                    Because this forum is intended to gather feedback/suggestions for Yahoo! Mail, if you continue experiencing this problem, please contact Customer Care by going to:

                    Contact Customer Care

                    Thank you for using Yahoo Mail!

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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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                      • WHY IS YAHOO MAIL SO SLOW? PLEASE SPEED UP SERVICE AGAIN!

                        the ads are slowing yahoo mail to a crawl! when typing an email, I am waiting for yahoo to catch up. The ads are not even close to what I am interested in or have searched for. please do something about the ads that slow yahoo down.

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                          0 comments  ·  Ads  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been having trouble using Yahoo Mail. Following the steps in this Yahoo! Help article will allow you to resolve the majority of issues you may encounter:

                          Basic Browser Troubleshooting

                          Because this forum is intended to gather feedback/suggestions for Yahoo! Mail, if you continue experiencing this problem, please contact Customer Care by going to:

                          Contact Customer Care

                          Thank you for using Yahoo Mail!

                        • Yahoo mail sucks now since youve changed it, I cant type now because it stops after every other word to refresh an ad.

                          It keeps refreshing ads while trying to type emails so it skips every few words. bring out a newer classic version without all the BS you add to the newest version let us choose how we want our email set up to be.

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

                            I’m sorry to hear that you have been having some trouble using Yahoo Mail lately. Following the steps in this Yahoo! Help article will allow you to resolve the majority of issues you may encounter:

                            Basic Browser Troubleshooting

                            Please also note that you can use Basic Mail instead of full-featured Mail if you would prefer. Please check out the following help article for those instructions:

                            Basic Mail

                            http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&id=SLN5171&locale=en_US&y=PROD_MAIL_ML

                            Because this forum is intended to gather feedback/suggestions for Yahoo! Mail, if you continue experiencing this problem, please contact Customer Care by going to:

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                            Thank you for using Yahoo Mail!

                          • 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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                              3 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Thanks for asking about this! You can move the width of that column to make it wider or narrower depending on your preference.

                              You can change the width by clicking and dragging the right edge of that column. It may take you a few tries to find the border, but it’s there so don’t give up!

                              We really appreciate you getting in touch with us, and we hope this helps you use Yahoo Mail in way that makes it easier for you!

                            • 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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                                • 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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                                  • Provide a way to cancel an e-mail address.

                                    Make it as easy to cancel an e-mail address as it is to create one.

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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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                                      • 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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                                        • I JUST CANNOT COMPOSE NEW MESSAGE, DELETE OLD ONE, REPLY OR FORWARD MESSAGES. ICONS DONT WORK AT ALL. WHAT IS GOING ON IN YAHOO? FRUSTRATING

                                          I JUST CANNOT COMPOSE NEW MESSAGE, DELETE OLD ONE, REPLY OR FORWARD MESSAGES. ICONS DONT WORK AT ALL. U KEEP ON CLICKING BUT NOTHING HAPPEN, WHAT IS GOING ON IN YAHOO? IT IS VERY FRUSTRATING AND ANNOYING.

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