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  1. Please Please Please let me disable the "often included" feature

    The "often included" tab is a recipe for disaster. This new feature seems to have popped up today and I can't disable it. Some emails that I send are confidential and may be legally privileged. I don't want to accidentally include an unintended recipient merely because I have sometimes included that recipient on another message.

    A few annoyances have crept into your product over the last year or so, including the mandatory integration with Dropbox and Facebook, but this "often included" feature is a dealbreaker and will drive me to another email service if I can't disable it. Please advise.

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    • There is no Search Mail bar at the top of the page.

      There is a small purple box with a magnifying glass that appears when I scroll through mail, but it doesn't let me enter text in the box. How can I search mail on the desktop version? (I'm using Safari ver. 6.1.1) Thank you.

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        Updated 3/27: This issue should be resolved. Thanks for your reports!

        3/14:Sorry about that! Following the steps in this Yahoo Help article will allow you to resolve the majority of issues you may encounter with Yahoo Mail. Please give them a try:

        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!

      • PLEASE make it so that we can retrieve emails sent to the wrong person before they see it.

        I've just sent an email making a complete fool of myself to the wrong person, and I'm devastated. A bunch of other mail servers can do this. Why can't you? PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make it so that emails sent to the wrong person can be retrieved. Thank you!

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        • What is going on with the search function in Yahoo mail?? I can only get results from the same day or a few days back. Please fix ASAP!!

          Please fix whatever change you've made such that the search function only searches the most recent emails. If we are searching, its because we need an email much further back. This is painful!

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          • Search should include the Trash bin

            When I used the Search, it used to include my Trash. Then i could sort by folder if I wanted. Now the Trash doesn't come up when I search, which means if I delete something, and then want it, I can't find it. Search should search everything, and then I should have the option of choosing a specific folder if I want to.

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            • Using search and deleting old files. Can't multi-select and delete files.

              Doing a search, using multi-select and then trying to delete the files, I get a buggy pop-up that has the word "Delete" on it, an empty rectangle, and a "Cancel" button. I then tried to delete individual emails, and app completely ignores request. Just upgraded to "latest" Yahoo web app. Buggiest web site I have ever seen!

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              • why am i getting unable to send your email, i am not sending a link nor do i need to add text ???

                I am sending my weekly emails with attachments to my grouped 40 contacts
                But Yahoo is not sending the email and telling me if i am sending a link ( i am not sending a link ) to try adding some text to it ????
                would you please check your mail software
                this has been going on for a month

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                • Improve contact search in the "To-box" in Compose window

                  Currently if I save a contact name as "aaa bbb (cdefg)", where cdefg is the organization the contact is working at, and if I just type "cde" in the To-box in the Compose window, I don't see a suggestion for my contact. I need to type "aa" which is the contact's name which I might not remember (it is much easier to remember the organization).

                  So my suggestion is to improve the search to search for the input string in all parts of a contact's name.

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                  • I PAY for a premium service - I'm getting garbage. I need to be able to contact a PERSON!

                    I cannot send emails - error message "Unable to send message
                    If you are sending a link, try adding some text to it. This helps us fight spam." I am NOT even trying to send a link or attachment - just plain text. Also will not save to draft. It is COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE that I cannot contact you directly to get this issue resolved!

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                    • emails delete when not selected

                      after i check the box and hit delete sometime the email above or below gets deleted as well. extremely annoying! I have talked to others and it does this to them as well so not just a issue i experience

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                      • FIX "FIELD DOES NOT EXIST" in contact database

                        FIX "FIELD DOES NOT EXIST" ERROR in contact database

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                        • Email Not Functioning Properly on Mac Safari

                          Recently email is very buggy....buttons not responding, lags and locks up!! Whats going on? Please fix ASAP! Using Mac and Safari here.

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                          • Display name

                            The name displayed is not the person who is sending me the message. This causes confusion and embarrassment when you respond thinking it is someone else.
                            An example is that the word "hotmail" shows as the person sending me a message when it was actually someone in my contact list who uses Hotmail.
                            Another example is that I sent several emails individually with a similar subject line and anyone who responds to the individual emails comes over with another person displayed as the sender. Very frustrating, ready to change providers!

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                            • Your small business email service sucks. I keep loosing emails. Intra domain emails are delayed or at times not delivered at all.

                              You simply cant improve it. Your customer care in Bangalore sucks. Google is much better.

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                              • How about making it so your email works everyday!!!!

                                Instead of coming up with some new **** that no one is wanting. How about just work on keeping your current email from crashing every day. It has been several weeks where my email goes down at about 9am till 3pm est. This happens everyday and I get several different error codes none of what you suggest to fix works and some times I even get the url does not exist. The best is when it says we are having technical difficulties and our technicians should have the problem fixed shortly. HA!!!! Yahoo email sucks and I am going to…

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                                • I am getting so tired of yahoo's "technical difficulties! Temporary Error 14 AGAIN!!

                                  Get this stuff figured out or I will switch to gmail. I'm done dealing with this!

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                                  • Constantly screwed up....

                                    For the past couple of months, Mail is either "unavailable at this time" or won't open at all when I click the "mail" link on the home page. Also, several emails from people on my contacts list have ended up in the spam folder. Something is screwed up almost every day.

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                                    • Not all of my emails showing up in my inbox and other folders. Extremely frustrating.

                                      Why are my emails continually not showing up in my inbox? Only about ten will show up, the most recent and oldest emails in my inbox. Extremely annoying.

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                                      • I cannot receive email message.

                                        Every received message automaticaly goes to Trash folder.

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                                        • Wrong picture associated to email address

                                          Yahoo Mail is showing incorrect images association to the addresses I type on an E-Mail.

                                          When I create a new E-Mail, I procceed to type the "to" address.
                                          I type the first name. While Yahoo shows me the address from my contact with that first name, it has associated to the address some stranger picture which is not the same person as the one I am mailing to. This is very disconcerning as I am not sure who I am addressing, if the person on the picture or the address, since the address shows me a wrong person. Is there…

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