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  1. Can you place the Delete button back to where it use to be, and place the new archive button where the delete button is now?

    I actually think that the new archive button is pretty neat, but can it be moved? The delete button has been relocated and the archive button is in it's place now. I keep finding myself accidentally archiving stuff that I want to delete. If you return the delete button to where it use to be, and place the archive button to where you have the delete button now, I think it would be much easier.

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    • Delete All Messages In a Folder

      Really, in today's world, sometimes the number of messages in a Folder gets large. Why make me delete them 50 or 200 at a time? Why not just DeleteAll? Please implement this simple thing. Otherwise, you will end up saving them for me forever.

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      • Get rid of Archive

        It's a waste. Not only does it require relearning the layout of the buttons, it also creates another clutter spot - if you aren't going to delete a message, why not create a specific subject folder instead of a second clutter spot.

        If Yahoo isn't going to remove the feature, give us a setting option so we can remove it from our personal account - make it an option, not a requirement.

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        • Why doesn't the new Block feature block emails from my spam. I don't want these people to be able to send me mail at all.

          New block feature should block emails senders from both inbox and spam folder. I don't want these people to send me mail at all. Come on Yahoo. You know what we wanted in a block feature. Help us really beat spam.

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          • Please do NOT automatically play videos when I empty my spam or delete folders

            You made a recent change where you automatically play videos when one empties the spam or trash folders. I don't mind you showing videos that I may choose to play. But please don't start a video assuming I want to watch it. I find it annoying!

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            • We do not wish to change how our mail is sorted every time we check our mail. We want to set it and forget it.

              The option to change how our mail is sorted is a joke. We do not wish to do that every time we check our mail. We want to set it and forget it. It's not rocket science people. BTW, Stop changing stuff, you don't need to fix it if it's not broken. Less is more.

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              • ADD SPELLCHECK!!!

                ADD SPELLCHECK!!!

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                • Block feature. Allow Block to block email addresses by domain instead of the complete email address.

                  Block by domain name and not by the complete email address. The spammers can use the same domain and keep changing the sender name infinitely. So block by domain. Would be much more effective.

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                  • Get rid of the video ads!!

                    I am close to switching to another email provider because yahoo mail cannot keep up when I am typing an email. The video ads slow down the service so much that every other word is omitted from my emails or I have to sit and wait for the service to respond in mid sentence. I, and I am sure most users, will not pay for an ad free service in 2016. There are plenty of free email providers that do not have video ads running in the background! Therefore, if you make me switch then I also would not be…

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                    • deleted drafts should go into the trash folder

                      DELETED DRAFTS SHOULD GO INTO THE TRASH FOLDER -- On several occasions I have deleted drafts I was working on by accident. There seem to be several ways this can happen and it has happened to me both on the desktop version and with an ipad app. Currently there is no way to recover the draft and there should be. I have had to waste substantial time rewritting long emails that were almost complete when I lost them. Thanks.

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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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                        • Yahoo Mail Themes

                          Yahoo Mail has been very good for me as of late. I like how links now show a preview in the body of mail. Thanks! Now, please let us either use our own backgrounds for themes OR add some new ones! There used to be over 50 choices. Gmail lets us upload our own. That would be great!

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                            • Ads are interferring with using my email

                              It may take me a long time - but unless the ads quit interferring with typing emails, etc - I will be transferring my account to gmail.

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                              • Remove Autoplaying Videos from Mail Screens

                                In most cases these videos' audio plays before the video finishes even loading and as always the volume is at its loudest possible setting. I am tired of being bombarded with noise on the most recent celebrity scandal or the latest beauty trend when I haven't even yet been given the ability to PAUSE, CLOSE or otherwise LEAVE THE PAGE. There is no reason for these videos to be in my mailboxes at all, nor is there a reason for the default setting (which I cannot change) to be set to AUTOPLAY, NOR should all these videos ALWAYS be set…

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                                • Allow automatic folder filing

                                  Many of my folders are simply my emails with certain people. E.g., my brother emails me, the email from him goes in his folder. It would be amazing if I could tag email addresses to always go into folder X. Then I could click a "File" button (assuming the email was from someone with an auto-folder setting assigned) and the email would move to that folder automatically. That would DRASTICALLY reduce the time I spent filing as it would leave only atypical message requiring me to manually drag them to a folder. Everything else could get filed in the right…

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                                  • Speed Up Your Mail Server

                                    Your mail server is so incredibly slow. If your goal is to push people to Google, you are succeeding. If not, make the user experience faster. Yes, I have used it before and not had it been so slow. Yes, I have tried different browsers. Yes I have tried different computers. The problem is your program. It is extremely frustrating.

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                                    • Profile picture

                                      I don´t WANT a picture showing up besides my own e-mail addresses when I´m sending an email to my own address. I haven't put up a picture there and even less do I want you to connect all my email accounts with the same picture. I am FURIOUS that I can´t even remove the picture permanently. With every new mail it shows up again. Also, I´m very much annoyed about the suggestions whom to include when I send an e-mail to someone. Don´t I know without yahoo, whom to send my mails? Next, I can no longer change my nickname…

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                                      • Sync Calendar outside of Yahoo

                                        I see a number of feedback/suggestions relating to the Calendar, most of which are reviewed or closed. However, I do not see any of those features available.

                                        Whenever I create or sync an event on my Macbook Pro, or share an event/invite a Google account, the timezone is incorrect. In addition, it would be nice if I could sync my calendar with my Android Calendar Apps.

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                                        • My email keeps coming up in a HUGE font, not what I set it on.

                                          I followed the instructions in the article that you posted for the person complaining that the font was too tiny, BUT THEY DON'T WORK. No matter what size I change the font to, when I save and go back to my email, or when I exit and reopen, the font is still gigantic. In fact, the fonts on the entire page and on other Yahoo help pages are HUGE. I don't have this problem anywhere but in Yahoo mail.

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