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  1. I WANT TO CHANGE BACK TO THE OLD YAHOO MAIL PLEASE

    I WANT THE OLD YAHOO MAIL PLEASE

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      241 comments  ·  Ad feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • If I don't want a new password, leave mine alone

      Leave my settings and passwords alone. The only problem that I have ever had with this account is YOU. This account is more than twenty years old. It is no wonder that yahoo is losing market share. It is poor decision making within corporate. I like my password. I want to return to what it was.

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        20 comments  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        • Please unsubcsribe me, I no longer wish to receive your messages - I have been unable to find your unsubscribe link

          Please unsubcsribe me, I no longer wish to receive your messages - I have been unable to find your unsubscribe link

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          • In "Recent Activity", eliminate "Sign Out".

            It makes no sense to allow someone to "sign out" an entry in the "Recent Activity" list. If I can sign out (and eliminate the listing of a session) then so can someone that's compromised my account.

            Also, "sign out" is a bit misleading. It sounds like the user may still be logged in somewhere (even if they've most certainly logged out). It should just be called "delete", because that's more apt to what you're doing. But again, I don't think being able to delete entries from this list aligns with the goal of a recent activity log.

            I would…

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              4 comments  ·  Feature suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • trouble sign in, problem creating new password

              where to go to created a new password

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              • Yahoo Mail doesn't work with Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Anniversary Release - only shows the basic user experience

                Internet Explorer 11 must have a new browser version in the latest Windows 10 release that just came out (1607 release). Yahoo Mail does not even offer the ability to go to the full mail interface - it just defaults to the basic interface.

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                  44 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • stop switching my mail format. i want the basic. i like the basic. stop switching it. stop posting ****** gossip in the news section.

                  stop switching my mail format. i want the basic. i like the basic. stop switching it. stop posting ****** gossip in the news section. and when i have come here to tell you what i think, you push me into other people's complaints and have me vote for one? ********.

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                  • STOP BADGERING ME for "Mandatory Phone Number" and "New Password"! I will NEVER comply with such REPETITIVE BULLYING by Yahoo!

                    Which part of the word NO do you NOT UNDERSTAND Yahoo...
                    WE DO NOT WANT TO BE "REMINDED" BECAUSE WE ARE NOT IDIOTS!!!! We have CHOSEN NOT to furnish you with a "Mandatory Phone Number" because we NEVER want to recieve texts from you and it is an invasion of our PRIVACY. No wonder you have had such trouble offloading your company onto a new buyer... YOU don't listen to your customers!

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                      23 comments  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Blocking email addresses

                      It would be great if I could block email addresses from spammers without having to put in the entire address for instance, requiring only
                      @(domain).(com)(net)(org) etc. to be entered.

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                        1 comment  ·  Feature suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          • Stop sending twitter emails to those of us who are not on twitter but have never been on twitter

                            Stop sending twitter emails to those of us who are not on twitter and have never been on twitter

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                              1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • HOW CAN YOU SPAM EMAILS THAT KEEP COMING TO YOU DESPITE PRESSING SPAM. WHAT IS THE USE OF THE SPAM BUTTON ANYWAY?

                              WHY IS IT SO HARD TO BLOCK EMAILS THAT YOU DON'T WANT.
                              WHAT IS THE PROTOCOL? THE SPAM BUTTION DOES NOTHING!

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                              • unable to increase the font size, clouring .. bold and italic .. high-lighting the words

                                unable to increase the font size, coloring .. bold and italic .. high-lighting the words .. I need the old format please

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                                • basic does not forward pictures

                                  basic does not forward pictures - fix this

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                                  • Believe it or not there are people like myself who do not have and do not want a mobile device so now we can't get an additional mailbox.

                                    Allow people to open an account or an additional mailbox with just a secondary email for contacting us like it used to be. Change is not always an improvement. If I did have a cell phone I would not give you the number in any case.

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                                    • Remedy for being locked out

                                      Please make the "secret questions" method for accessing a locked-out account available to ALL Yahoo accounts -- not merely some. On my current trip to Istanbul from the U.S., I was initially locked out of my four Yahoo accounts. One account eventually allowed access by answerıng two secret questions. The other three accounts continue denying access by cross-referencing to each other . . . and by NOT asking the secret questions attached to those accounts. Talk about a "Catch 22." Any help overcoming this problem will be greatly appreciated. Muchas gracias.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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