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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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      268 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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        25 comments  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Would you please re-activate the automatic draft save on a e-mail in process?

        Would you please re-activate the automatic draft save on a e-mail in process?

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        • missing email

          I am unable to see any of my emails in any of my folders. The message that is displayed is "There was a problem! Are we missing something here? You don't appear to have a folder with this name."

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            4 comments  ·  Ad feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Heres what you can do. you can stop making me sign in every time I want to see my mail

            Why do I have to sign every time I want to read my mail? I do not want to change my password, I just want to be able to access my mail. I nam not interested in sports, or advertisements, or vacations or clothing or politics. Ijust want to read my mail

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            • 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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              • I used to be able to see 50 emails on home screen now you changed it to 25, why?

                I used to be able to pick if I wanted to see 200, 100, 50 or 25 emails on my home screen. Now you changed it to 25. It's now takes me all day to delete emails since I now can only delete 25 at a time. Bring back the option to let me pick how many emails I want to see at a time.

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                  2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Update your browser list

                  "Yahoo recommends you upgrade your browser to enjoy all the features in the new Yahoo Mail."

                  Do you realize that there are more than 3 browsers? Vivaldi (Chrome-based), Pale Moon (Mozilla-based)… In any case, add "not interested" checkbox to that warning or just stop showing it every time mailbox is loaded.

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                    • Fix browser recognition

                      Yahoo Mail is not recognizing Vivaldi, a browser built on the Blink rendering engine, which is also used in Google Chrome. I strongly suspect Vivaldi can render Yahoo Mail just fine, and I'm not going to "upgrade" to one of the big three browsers just for Yahoo Mail.

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                      • trouble sign in, problem creating new password

                        where to go to created a new password

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                          6 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 →
                          • 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 →
                            • I

                              I changed the password and deleted that mail from the inbox.It came back when I tested the password.I repeated the process twice the same way.This stopped happening on the fourth test.It clearly showed no mail and nothing in the trash section.I will try again again and see what happen's....

                              Sincerely,
                              Matthew Patnaude

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                                1 comment  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • no more spam

                                NO MORE ******* SPAM!!!MY PRIVACY HAS BEEN INVADED!!!I DID NOT AGREE TO THAT!!!NO MORE ******* SPAM< AND NO MORE ADS!!!!

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                                  • pleas, stop control me evry time, when iwant cam insaid may post,evry time need cam in may celular....yu mejck me complicaet life

                                    pleas, stop control me evry time, when iwant cam insaid may post,evry time need cam in may celular....yu mejck me complicaet life

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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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                                      • Please, Let me check my yahoo mail, I have not problems to use and besides I like it, thanks

                                        Yahoo has been my favorite email, but actually yahoo officers think wrong and I have no troubles at all. Stella Bravo Lattke. Phone :04142883513

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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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