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  1. A existing "feedback" item needs further attention - the "ME" problem must be addressed!

    https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/210695-yahoo-mail/suggestions/6643183-the-to-me-from-me-glitch-is-back is an instance of several "feedback" items pointing out all kinds of reasons why the "me" change is inappropriate and unwanted. No one in Yahoo support has explained a) the apparent confusion within YAHOO MAIL about whether this is part of "conversations" or not or b) why <even in conversations> this is a good idea. Thanking us profusely for our input is not helpful; you are obviously ignoring many many users inputs and giving us lip-service in reply. Please reconsider this. How about an email with "change it/don't change" choices. Surely there is a tool at yahoo's disposal to…

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      555 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thank you for your feedback regarding this feature. We’re sorry for the lack of details we’ve provided regarding our decision on the matter, we cannot share internal decisions until they have been made public.

      What we can tell you is that our engineers are looking into the best way to make the changes recommended (and voted on) by many of our customers, regarding the ‘conversations’ feature.

      Stay tuned for new changes to come and thank you for continuing to use Yahoo Mail as we work to make it better than ever!

    • 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  ·  239 comments  ·  Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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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          Gathering feedback  ·  176 comments  ·  Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Show Attachment Icon

          Usually people do not like changes, but in this case the changes are not good.

          1.- Showing the attachments on TOP of the e-mail is useful for verification that we have attached a file.

          (It should come back this feature)

          2.- Showing the attachment on TOP and the type of attachment too ie (PDF, JPEG, RAR, etc)

          (This feature is very important because our company received hundreds of spam e-mails asking us to open an attachment. If we recognize as RAR or ZIP we do not open the attachments).

          3.- Please remember that changes should show improvement and benefit. In…

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          • Sub folders!

            I use Hotmail/outlook web based email at work, it breaks every now and then, but it does allow me to organise my emails into subfolders, which are always on the left side bar.

            Please bring this feature to Yahoo, it would be very useful.

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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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              • Folder column width needs to be adjustable [or at least widened]

                Without the ability to nest folders, we are forced to use longer folder names to categorize and sort mail. Recent updates have continued to narrow the width of the folder column, making it nearly impossible to tell which folder is which.

                For instance, two folders named "Project-Garage" and "Project-Roof" show only as "Project...", forcing you to hover over each folder to determine which is which. This is especially cumbersome when filtering and sorting unread mails into folders, since you can no longer tell at a glance which folder has new mail.

                Please allow the width of the column folder to…

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                  Gathering feedback  ·  13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Yahoo.....PLEASE ...what is wrong with email? For DAYS now it is extremely slow trying to maneuver between functions; receive mail, go to

                  files, send, respond, you name it. Delete key won't respond, names wont populate "to"....And then....whew...for a few minutes it seems like it is all fixed AND THEN THE PROBLEMS reassert themselves. You tell me that nothing is detected that is wrong....but it is...yes, it opens after you type in password and everything looks "good",,,,BUT IS IS PRACTICALLY UNUSABLE!@ PLEAASE help us out here and look at these issues and get it fixed! Thanks for listening and reading this and ACTING on it. K

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                    20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    We’ve received reports that Yahoo Mail isn’t working correctly when accessed using Safari 5.0.6 on a Mac. These issues may include:

                    • Buttons/icons don’t respond when clicked
                    • Emails don’t opening or display a blank screen

                    Our Engineering team is aware of these issues and is working to fix them as quickly as possible.

                    There are a few workarounds that can be used to resolve this issue temporarily.

                    Switch to the Basic version of Yahoo Mail:

                    http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&id=SLN15090

                    Using a different supported browser:

                    http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&id=SLN3257

                    Using the mobile version of Yahoo Mail:

                    https://m.yahoo.com/mail

                    Thanks for your patience as we work to correct this problem.

                  • Enable alphabetizing folders in the Filters folder-destination down-drop menu. This would make creating filter MUCH easier. Thanks.

                    When creating filters for mail, the down-drop menu of destination folders is not sortable, but apparently based on age of the folder. Please reset the default to alphabetical or make alphabetical sorting an option.

                    Also please consider adding a filter feature ('Apply Now' or some such) to sort existing messages according to a newly created filter.

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                      Gathering feedback  ·  7 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Mobile alerts on folders other than the inbox.

                      Currently mobile alerts are only sent for emails that land in the Inbox. If there is filter set to send certain emails to a different folder, the mobile alert doesn't go off.

                      Please add a setting to allow us to turn on mobile alerts either for specific folders, or specific filters.

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                        Gathering feedback  ·  10 comments  ·  Mail mobile apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Optional Signature

                        it will be great, to have an option to add the signature by choice to outgoing mails.
                        At present if I say 'show signature'- it adds it under all outgoing mails.
                        Since I use the yahoo mail as a personal/work mails, sometimes I do nt want to have a signature for my work mail.

                        Perhaps an option to 'undo' signature - at the time of composing
                        or 'add' signature at the time of composing. (- the signature is set already in settings)

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                          Gathering feedback  ·  13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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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                          • The new infinite scrolling feature in Yahoo! Mail makes it very hard for me to sort through and delete unwanted messages in my inbox. The "S

                            The new infinite scrolling feature in Yahoo! Mail makes it very hard for me to sort through and delete unwanted messages in my inbox. The "Select All" checkbox is now far too powerful and too comprehensive with infinite scrolling. Please offer an option to select just the messages on screen, or "Select 25" or something like that.

                            Here's why:

                            Most messages I receive are not interesting to me. They aren't spam, just unnecessary or boring. In previous versions of Yahoo! Mail, I would use the "select all" checkbox to select all 25 messages on the page, un-check a few worthwhile…

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                              6 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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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                              • Please allow for more User friendly Mail Filters by allowing categories & grouping! (3 reasons / suggestions)

                                #1. I want to be able to move my filters by simply dragging and pulling INSTEAD OF manually having to move each one up or down BY ONE filter using the arrows. so frustrating to want to group or put a set of filters in one general area close to each other but it is simply a nightmare to move it by one and there are absolutely no options to search or categorize the filters.

                                #2. Which leads me to my next reason / suggestion. Also allow for us to organize the filters under categories so that it is easier…

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                                  3 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • show attachment on printed email

                                  I use my yahoo account for work and often need to print emails. If an attachment was included in the email, and I choose to print it out for my records, nowhere on the print-out does it indicate an attachment was included. This is imperative for proper documentation. I used to be able to sync Outlook to my account and print from there, but am no longer able to do that either, so I am requesting you add this important feature. I need to be able to keep records in files of what was included entirely in all sent/received messages.

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                                    Gathering feedback  ·  6 comments  ·  Feature suggestions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Please allow hover over a sender's name in message lists to reveal the sender's email address even when conversation threading is enabled.

                                    Please allow hover over a sender's name in message lists to reveal the sender's email address even when conversation threading is enabled. (Settings; Viewing email; "When viewing message lists -- Enable conversations" disabling this setting allows the hover over sender feature to work for those who want to try this solution) ... from Yahoo! Admin ... "You can still hover over a sender’s name to see their email address, However, you do need to have the conversation threading feature disabled ... " Thank you, Yahoo! Amin, for the work around. However, it would still be advantageous to be able to…

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                                    • When you mark an email as not spam, it should display using the original email date, not the current date and time.

                                      When you mark an email as not spam, it should display in the inbox using the original email date, not the current date and time.

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                                      • Add option to disable "Smart View" folders

                                        Allow user to disable "Smart View" folder option. This is a PRIVACY issue! I do not want Yahoo! scanning my email content for categorization!

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                                        • Return view to where you were after pressing "Show Full Message" when message has been truncated, not the top. This used to work.

                                          Message view no longer returns to where you were reading when you have to press "Show Full Message" after Yahoo has truncated a long e-mail.

                                          After pressing "Show Full Message", you shouldn't have to scroll back down to get to where you were reading.

                                          OR - don't truncate my messages

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