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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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      • Go back to allowing people to send photos and videos through their mail instead of through dropbox!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        I have NO desire to use an online file sharing site to store or share my photos and videos with people. I would like to be able to continue to send my videos and photos through regular email.

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          3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • While writing an answer to an important mail, 29 drafts were created by Yahoo today! It was not the case before... not logical

          While writing an answer to an important mail, 29 drafts were created by Yahoo today! It was not the case before... not logical.
          Until now, I have always worked on the last version of my draft.
          Please allow us to manage the last version of our draft without creating hundreds of additional drafts, impossible to manage! Also, it slows down a lot Yahoo mail... Thank you

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

            I have sent the information you’ve provided to our engineering team for further investigation. I would like to assure you that we will do our best to have a resolution in place as soon as possible. Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to offer you an estimate as to when this issue will be resolved.

            We appreciate your patience and thank you for reporting this to us. Your input notifies us of current issues our customers are experiencing along with helping us to identify areas for product and service improvements.

          • Please get rid of this Trending on Yahoo! It's SO anoying and stupid. I don't want all those headlines in face while I read my email.

            I don't want and need to be bombarded with all those headlines while trying to read my email! It's so annoying and distracting. Besides, my kids also use my email account to contact their friends. They don't need that "trending on yahoo" either! Please DO SOMETHING!

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            • Please get rid of the newsfeed lightning bolt that appeared today in Yahoo Mail.

              A new lightning bolt appeared over the newsfeed icon in Yahoo Mail. This is almost as annoying as the jumping numbers. I have no idea why it's there, I don't use newsfeed.

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                2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Why can't I see the send button or am able to scroll to it when doing a reply?

                Suddenly my inbox view has changed to having messages under month's or date headings. When I need to reply to a message I can no longer see the send button or scroll down to click it. I haven't touched or changed anything myself in yahoo mail. I can't even find a way to put it back the way it used to be either. This is a crock to say the least.

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                  9 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 common problems in Yahoo Mail: 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!

                • My Card Details in the Contacts contains a Facebook profile that is not me.

                  My Card Details in the Contacts contains a Facebook profile that is not me. I need help - I have no idea how to remove this profile. I have tried everything I can.

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                    25 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    I’m sorry to hear that you’re having some trouble with incorrect information being displayed in the contact card associated with your email address. It is possible to remove this picture and edit the information that displays within your own account. Please take a look at this help article:

                    Contact cards in Yahoo Mail

                    http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&id=SLN25582&locale=en_US&y=PROD_MAIL_ML

                    If you continue to experience this problem, please go to:

                    1. Contact Customer Care
                    2. Contacts
                    3. Manage Contact lists and categories
                    4. Email

                    Thank you for using Yahoo Mail.

                  • 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  ·  279 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        6 comments  ·  Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        This issue should be resolved. I’m sorry for any inconvenience it may have caused.

                        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!

                      • 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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                        • Ungroup emails - I don't use it, I don't like it, allow me to opt out.

                          I do not group my emails - I don't want to be forced to use that system when it's not needed, nor do I care for it. Allow me to "not" and opt out of it. It was fine and suddenly today, I'm being grouped. Stop it. Changing email providers is a hassle, but this is getting ridiculous.

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

                            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: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN15805.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!

                          • Today- my inbox has "paragraphs" like "from April" etc.. I DO NOT WANT them and they waste space. How do I get back the normal inbox?

                            I am very annoyed that you are attempting to FORCE this HORRIBLE new inbox on me. It wastes space and forces me to scroll down. I want to go back to the regular inbox, where each item is line after line/no paragraph sections like "from earlier" or March or April. how do i change back to the regular inbox?

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                            • Please remove the date headers that sort emails by month.

                              Remove the date headers that sort emails by month. It's ugly and unnecessary. The date we receive the email is already available. We do not need additional ridiculous date blocks to organize our email content.

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                              • opt me out from **** emails !

                                Any way to block **** emails completely? It will be great if we opt-out and those mails be "bounced back" automatically to senders so they get their mail boxes full with their own junk? Sweet revenge for all of us that are tired of getting unwanted emails!

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                                  3 comments  ·  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!

                                • THE SCREEN NEEDS TO BACK TO THE OLD WAY

                                  I AM SORRY HATE THE NEW DESIGN OF THE SCREEN TO LOOK AT MAIL...THE SIDE SCREEN IS NOT BIG ENOUGH I HAVE TRY AND MOVE THE SLIDER AT THE BOTTOM OF THE MESSAGE AND YOU CAN NOT GO...FROM ONE TO ANOTHER... JUST IS NOT A GOOD IDEA...IF THE READING AREA WAS AS WIDE AS THE EMAIL THEN IT MIGHT BE OK BUT NO IT NEEDS TO GO BACK TO THE WAY THAT WAS NOT BROKEN SO WHY FIX IT...PLEASE

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                                  • Please stop the **** spam e-mails. Yahoo is constantly bombing inboxes with spam e-mails, from merchants / sites .

                                    You are one of the worst e-mail providers and I dont know why do I still stick with you. Guess it has too much history and people that know about it.
                                    However you, and i mean Yahoo!, is spamming with e-mails from merchantes / sites i have never heard about / accessed or subscribed to. I am starting to believe that you are secretly working with merchants to spam users for a cost and i say that because, there are multiple sites that send me e-mails, and when i try to unsubscribe from them, even though i have never been…

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                                      2 comments  ·  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!

                                    • we do not like the new set up on email with the weeks and months the email was sent

                                      we do not like the new format on email with the days and months

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                                      • Why can't I make copies of my e-mails without all the other junk on the page?

                                        I want to be able to make copies of my e-mails without all of the other junk from the page.

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

                                          Do you mean that you’d like to print your messages?

                                          Are you using the printer-friendly version of the message? If not, please use the steps in this Yahoo Help article to print your messages.

                                          Print an email in Yahoo Mail: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail/SLN3389.html

                                          Please note: If you have conversations enabled, [Conversations in Yahoo Mail: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/SLN15878.html ] you will need to print each message in the conversation separately.

                                          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!

                                        • Multiple Signatures Option

                                          Within the Settings/Writing Emails section, it would be very helpful to have a 'multiple signatures' option. The user can select a default signature, or quickly change the settings to use a different signature. By doing this, the user eliminates the need to hand type a different signature, and subsequently, his/her Yahoo Email account can be better used for personal and/or business use.

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