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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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    Anonymous shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Carol A McQuayCarol A McQuay shared a merged idea: Subfolders  ·   · 
    Dilshad HussainDilshad Hussain shared a merged idea: Folders  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Love folders ... Now, how about our being able to put sub-folders under each main folder  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I have a bunch of folders now. I would like the ability to move folders into parent folders.  ·   · 
    Ron FriedmanRon Friedman shared a merged idea: Support Sub-folders under Main folders in Yahoo Mail. I want to organize emails in categories. Gmail has it, you should too.  ·   · 
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    Claire JeffreyClaire Jeffrey shared a merged idea: Why can't I make sub-folders in my e-mail folders  ·   · 
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    Alex Alex shared a merged idea: Nested Folders! I find utterly appaling that Yahoo! Mail has NEVER supported a feature that is commonplace with all of its competitors!?  ·   · 
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    SamuelSamuel shared a merged idea: It's about time you add Subfolders, like in other webmails (outlook.com for example..).-  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: need the abilitity to create folders within a folder so the main list is not so long  ·   · 
    laurelaure shared a merged idea: Hate it!!! Please bring back the previous version. it doesn't work properly, it is slow and it is impossible to use sub-folder :-(  ·   · 
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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        To organize my mail box, I am a great user of folders. I must have thousands of mails that I kept in my box and they are all sent in folders to keep my daily box as clear as possible.

        The problem is that I have around 120 folders and it's difficult to work with them many times. Many could be gathered.

        For example, I have closed friends who send me emails very regularly and each one has a dedicated folder. I would like to gather all the folders in one top-folder called e.g. FRIENDS.

        The only solution I found is to add the prefix "Friends-" each time I create a new folder. The consequence is that I have a dozen of folder beginning by "Friends-". It is absolutely not practical because it takes place in the space allowed for a folder name, sometimes I only see the prefix when the person has a long name so I have to point with the mouse on the title and it's also not comfortable for visualisation.

        I really don't understand why this has not been proposed for many years because it would allow to see the folders much faster and it would be easier to organize the mail box.

        Please create the possibility to create a tree of folders as it is the case in the computer system when you have to organize your files.
        Thank you.

      • GeeGee commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        You can actually create sub folders by configuring your account with IMAP on a desktop client like Thunderbird. These subfolders will then be sync'ed to the webmail

      • Michelle DodgeMichelle Dodge commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The lack of simple sub-folder functionality is causing me to seriously consider changing to a new email provider. As I am paying for the upgraded Yahoo Email, this would be lost revenue for Yahoo. I would bet that Yahoo has already lost revenue from others for this same reason.

        It is a common feature to most email programs so I do not understand why Yahoo does not implement in their tool as well.

      • Charles GoinCharles Goin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        You CAN.. It requires using Yahoo Plus and setting up your Yahoo account in Outlook. Then you can import into Yahoo your folder structure. a PIA.. but it works and the New Yahoo shows the subfolders and lets you use them. You can't edit them or delete them once they are there.. But they are there.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Ummm isn't that what FILTERS are for? I've been using these for years. You create a filter in your settings and it will ask you to create a folders that way. Then in the future you can just create folders without creating filters

      • Ravish GarkotiRavish Garkoti commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi,

        Having subfolders will help to manage mail in better way.
        As we are having more and more mails day by day, its difficult to organize them only with one level of folders.
        Now we have too many forlders. Sub folders will make navigation and storage easy.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What is point of sending me an email that your idea is merged with this, instead implementing? Why can't make is simpler and implement idea which users are asking. Better don't ask us.

      • RolandRoland commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        After not being able to delete my subfolders that made the transition over from Outlook, I would hope that the functionality be reinstated so we can choose one or the other. This is a basic mail function that is extremely necessary for project managers nesting folders within others. I'm changing my way of using e-mail, but can't we just accept efficiencies for what they are worth?

      • JonathanJonathan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Add subfolders!!!!! It would make this a much more effective personal business email tool

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        <chanting> Subfolders...Subfolders...Subfolders!

        come on, all together now

        <chanting> Subfolders...Subfolders...Subfolders!

      • PGPG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Message to Admin:
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        Anonymous shared this idea · January 24, 2014

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      • PGPG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please include a feature that allows sub folders. It would make it easier to organise email into groups. The folders options without a nesting is making the list of folders too long. It would be great to be able to put all related folders together.

        If other emails systems like Gmail have it, why not Yahoo?

      • JohnJohn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The ability to have sub folders and use them does exist in Yahoo mail. Using my tablet mail app I am able to create sub folders and move folders around. Those folders can then be accessed through the desktop site and can even open and close as a folder in a tree list should. All that needs to be added to the desktop version is the ability to create the folders.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The ability to create a Sub-Folder within a Folder will lessen the long list on the left and in the 'Move' selection. Most of all, it allows faster access rather than scrolling.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I stonly suggest this. The way current yahoo mail is very difficult to organize. Sub folder is much much better just like other email program has. Don't understand why yahoo don't understand the ease of this great option.

      • mateimatei commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Subfolders was never an option on Yahoo.

        Folders are enough. Say thank you have this, it was a struggle just to have tees.

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