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  1. Improve the Block function

    The block function should not take two (or three) steps to complete.
    If you select "block" for a specific e-mail or spam communication, it should block it and not allow anything further from that domain.

    Why have the users to send future e-mails from the sender into the spam folder when they should be blocked fully?
    If the blocking function is supposed to block unwanted messages, then let it do it's job as (I'm assuming here) it's supposed to do?

    Why would I (or anyone else for that matter) want to continue to receive anything that has been flagged as…

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    • Allow Block to block email addresses by domain or wildcard 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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        Gathering feedback  ·  204 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • change Yahoo email so Pop download again marks messages as read on the Yahoo server after downloaded in Outlook, Apple mail, etc

        please change Yahoo email back so Pop access again marks messages as read on the Yahoo server after downloaded in Outlook, Apple mail, etc. etc. Or put an option in Yahoo so folks can set the way they need.

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        • Please make Top results optional or remove it all together

          Even if you only make it optional please do something about putting the Top Results in my search isn't actually helping me. It makes the reading of my emails much more difficult. Most of the time the Top Results have nothing to do with what I am looking for.

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          • Give options for deleting items in "Trash"

            Let us have options on how often to empty trash and base it on the date the item was put in trash!
            Don't delete items in trash based on date received - base it on date placed in trash. If an item is inadvertently put in trash that is old and you were saving it it disappears immediately because it's older than the last trash "dump."

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            • If I typo an email address, please allow me to correct it with the cursor, instead of making me re-type the entire thing!

              I used to be able to move the cursor to correct a typo in the "To" line, but now as soon as I'm done typing, it automatically highlights the address and does not allow changes. I have to delete the addressees name and start over. Why is this??

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              • Allow disabling of spam filters or allow POP3 downloading of all e-mails (including 'spam')

                I prefer to download all my e-mails via POP3 and deal with spam at my end once they are downloaded. The Yahoo mail spam filters have too many false positive filters for my liking. A long time ago you could turn the spam filters off. This was great. Then you decided to remove that option for some unfathomable reason. But that wasn't the end of the world - there was a work around with filters but then you disable that. Still it was OK POP3 downloaded them all so it only affect me those rare times I used webmail. Now…

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                • Date separators are KILLING me with CLUTTER! Allow me to REMOVE them!

                  Date separators are clutter and serve no purpose. REMOVE DATE SEPARATORS.

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                  • Ads Make Writing Emails Extremely Difficult

                    I am working on transferring my accounts to another email server because reading and replying to emails is near impossible due to the ads. My computer (all of the computers I use) slow down dramatically because of the constant reloading of ads on the right hand side of the screen.
                    Please consider changing your advertising format or make "Yahoo Mail Classic" available again.

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                      Under review  ·  12 comments  ·  Ads  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • STOP the Pop Up Warning for 'Less Secure Sign In'

                      Please STOP the constant pop up warning (on my desktop webmail) regarding sign in for less secure third party apps. I know I am using a non yahoo mail app on my phone and I will continue to do so, despite your warnings.

                      The repetitive warning is **** ANNOYING, so please turn it off. I know what my preferences are and I don't need to be asked to change them 6 times a day!!!!

                      Yahoo's refusal to assist certain other third party apps with the security protocol changes is arrogant. Yahoo will NOT force me to use the Yahoo mail…

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                      • Return to sending POP3 mail identified as SPAM with [BULK] in Subject

                        Need to filter SPAM for possible errors in designation. Please return to including SPAM in incoming POP3 email with the [BULK] affixed to the SUBJECT line.!!!!

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                        • We need a clean up tool! The amount of e-mail is excruciating. It is impossible to clean up my inbox!

                          We need a clean up tool for inbox management. 99 percent of my inbox is marketing e-mails from online retailers and political campaigns. Its growing impossible to manage. Please create a clean up utility!

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                          • block entire domain

                            We need the block function to be more clear. For example, if I un-check "Send all future messages to Spam" does that mean it will automatically delete any email received from a blocked sender? Or does that mean it will just let the email go to the Inbox?

                            Secondly, we need the ability to block an entire domain. If you're less technically inclined, that means I need the ability to block everything from the part of the email address after the @. So let's say I get a bunch of messages from different people but they're all @loseweightfast.org. I need…

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

                              We appreciate your feedback on this option. Checking the ‘Send all future messages to Spam’ should cause emails from that sender to be directed to your Spam folder. Unchecking that option should simply block the address.

                              It is also possible to block a domain. This can be done by accessing your blocked list within the settings menu. Please take a look at the following help article for more information:

                              http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&id=SLN16025&locale=en_US&y=PROD_MAIL_ML

                            • Re-enable importing emails via POP

                              On April 1st, Fools' Day, the new updated version of Yahoo mail will not support the import of emails via POP. Sounds like a Fool’s day joke, please fix it for the rest of the year.

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                              • Please provide a better, more efficient way to manage email filters

                                The purpose of Yahoo filters is to clean your Inbox and stay organized. With Yahoo! Mail Plus, you can create up to 1,000 filters that tell incoming messages what folder to be delivered to using certain criteria. You can even direct unwanted email to Trash.

                                With this feature where the order of the filters matters, it is important for the user to prioritize their filters from top down. Without an efficient way for users to manage their filters, how then are we supposed to do that?

                                The current filter view/functionality presents challenges for the following reasons:

                                • Trying to sort…

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                                • turn off "top results" in email search

                                  "top results" is horrible, very confusing, I just want all results in reverse chronological order, please have a way to turn this off

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                                  • automatic videos

                                    Automatic Videos: Dear Yahoo Mail, please ***** right off with automatically playing videos when my mailbox is empty. There isn't a human alive who actually wants this feature. It is insanely annoying, especially when I'm at work. This one "feature" and the fact that there is no way to opt out is a solid reason for me wanting to drop my yahoo account entirely. I mean seriously, every time the video pops up, I get a tad murdery.

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                                    • STOP THE BANDWIDTH KILLING ADS

                                      Stop the bandwidth sucking videos. Nix the Anorexic Fashion Chicks. Those potato sack clothes are really hanging on just skin and bones. If you want us to click on some of your ads so you can make some $$$ then let us chose what we want to see or give us an ad survey. In case you haven't guessed it we are in a global depression. Listen to us and we sill come. ScribeCave.com.

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

                                        For some of our ads, you can click the ‘X’ on the upper right corner to let us know why you don’t like it. After you click ‘X’, you can select from the multiple options to tell us why you don’t like the ad:

                                        • It’s distracting
                                        • It’s not relevant
                                        • It’s Offensive
                                        • Something else – Give us your detailed feedback

                                        We’ll review your feedback and make changes as needed. We’ll try our best to block the ad from appearing for you again.

                                        Your feedback will help us identify bad ads and adjust those we display in the future.

                                      • Show my name or email instead of "me" in header fields.

                                        Please provide the option to show my name or email address instead of "me" in header fields.

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                                        • Disposable Addresses: Please Allow Changes To Base Name

                                          Disposable Addresses: Please Allow Changes To Base Name

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