Yahoo Mail Basic

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  1. For the past few days, Yahoo Mail won't let me do anything (look at mail, change folders, see spam folder, logout, etc.)

    For the past few days, Yahoo Mail won't let me do anything (look at mail, change folders, see spam folder, logout, etc.) - eventually it pops up a message saying if it's too slow, click for basic mail. The basic version works fine, but it's an extra step I shouldn't have to do each time, and I wonder if it fully works (since it's probably not supported anymore)

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    • Keep the yahoo mail basic and trash the new yahoo mail. Your new and improved mail SUCKS!

      Trash your NEW email - it DOESN"T WORK! GO back to testing and when you fix the bugs then deploy it - don't you have a testing group???
      I'm fed up enough that I may trash the yahoo mail I've had for years and switch to gmail.

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        1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • yahoo mail classic /classic yahoo mail

        allow original yahoo mail classic/classic yahoo mail

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          1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          • You have got to change the way ads appear on the site. They block the right side of email msgs and can't be moved. Ridiculous!

            Please remove the ad box to the right of the email messages. It blocks half the message and can't be moved. It makes using the email service impossible. This is on classic Yahoo. The new version is so terrible I had to switch back to the old one. The inconvenience of changing my email address is the only reason I have not left Yahoo.

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              1 comment  ·  Ad feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • if i put it in asending order and hit apply THAT MEANS IT STAYS!

                all of a sudden its putting the most recent first when i want it the oter way. I get it to switch but it only does it until i read an e-mail after i read that e-mail it goes back to the yucky newest first way. STOP MESSING WITH THE YAHOO MAIL! what happened to if its not broken do not fix it??

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                  • cant read my email because your ads are covering them who is the dumb ******* that did this and why has he still have a job morons

                    cant read my email because your ads are covering them who is the dumb ******* that did this and why has he still have a job morons

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                    • Don't you dare! Basic mail is the way to go.

                      Change is not always good especially in this case. The basic mail is waaaaaaaaaay better than the supposed improvement with advanced feature ****.
                      The Basic mail is easy to read, navigate and understand. I love the simple things. Your new yahoo mail is giving me a headache!!!!
                      New management doesn't always have to mean a total overhaul of what works. New bosses doesn't mean they know better. Please. If you guys are smart, Leave it user-friendly.

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                        0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Get rid of this: There was a problem! Please make your email more meaningful by adding some text.

                        What I include as text in my emails is my business. Yahoo doesn't need to monitor and decide if my message is "worthy" based on what I include.

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                            • Improve? DOWNGRADE. Bring Yahoo Mail Classic back!

                              Hate this new layout. It's so confusing and ugly. Classic was better! Bring it back or bring an option to revert back to it!

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                              • Nightmare!!!

                                Thank You yet again for making my email experience as unpleasant as possible. Almost every new version of Yahoo mail over the years has been FAR less efficient than the last. Why do you consistently tinker with features that work perfectly and add features that do not? Why do you continue to force people to have an email environment that they hate and that does not work well. You should not make changes simply for the sake of making a change with no common sense used as to rather it is truly an improvement or not (a change that requires…

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                                • Yahoo basic always has tech issues

                                  Yahoo always has tech issues, please fix this for your long term users who dont like your new version. Also, put spell check back!!

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                                  • The new yahoo mail sucks

                                    go back to the old yahoo mail, the new one sucks rotten tomatoes

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                                    • Should have well enough alone. I strongly do not like your new mail site. I have switched to Aol and use this site for back up only.

                                      Lets face it.....you guys screwed up big time. Why is always, "we need to make changes". You make a good product and then proceed to ***** it up.

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                                      • Obviously you don't care about your users. I am so close to deleting my yahoo account

                                        Obviously you don't care about your users. I am so close to deleting my yahoo account because you don't listen to what we want and/or you just don't care

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