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  1. Unable to open mail if traveling to another country provided a telephone number is given and you are unable to use that phone number while

    I am unable to open my mail when traveling to another country due to yahoo security issue. I have provided my phone number. So when I login from a different country, yahoo is doubtful and prompt to send a code to the registered mobile number. What if I don't use my registered phone in the country where I am travelling ?. My registered phone may not work in a different country. That means you are lost the access if you provide your mobile number. SO DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR MOBILE NUMBER

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  2. I keep being asked for a cell number. I own no cell phone. I have been locked out when I travel. Please respect my password always.

    quit locking me out when I travel. I have no cell phone. My alternative email address is also locked for one week. It sucks to be without communication. I have no cell phone. getit?

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  3. The new security systems do not work for people who travel

    The new security setup does not work. I travel around the world and use many different devices and I am getting locked out almost daily.

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  4. I'm tired of Yahoo suggesting that I change my password and add a mobile number each time I log-in.

    I'm tired of Yahoo suggesting that I change my password and add a mobile number each time I log-in. If someone hacks into my account it won't be because I compromised my account. Also, my mobile number is none of Yahoo's business. In fact, the more personal info you (Yahoo) has on hand...the easier it is for my identity to be compromised, STOP THIS!!! And, when I try to access my email account on my smartphone via the mobile site, Yahoo won't allow me. It's blocking my log-in in order to push me to download the app. I don't want…

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  5. I do not want to have to get a phone call just to open mail

    I do not want to have to get a phone call or text just to read my mail, just because I cleared my cache. This is too much - how can I change my settings to just sign in with my ID and password - whether I am at home or on my work computer?

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  6. stop it!

    I had to get a phone verification 3 times to get to my email.
    Cut the *, Fire the company that came up with that *, and use someone else.
    A group of children could do a better job.

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  7. I don't care if my connection is secure or not. You need to fix it so no matter what the person can log into their **** account

    STOP ALL OF THIS **** **** ABOUT EVERYTHING BEING SO SECURE LIKE WE ARE HANDLING NATIONAL SECURITY.

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  8. Why do I have to enter a new when I log inot yahoo form a new computer? If I enter in the correct user name I should have to go about enter

    Stop with the activation codes when logging into a new computer. You are losing a customer.
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  9. My main email, would not allow me to log in normally, it sends me a yes or no to my cell phone to get into my email inbox, what can I do

    My main email, would not allow me to log in normally, now it sends me a yes or no to my cell phone to get into my email inbox, what can I swicth that to the old way of log in without having to access my inbox through my cell phone, Thank you

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  10. The Yahoo! Mail system has been terminating my email reading sessions and forcing me to log back into my account. Please fix!!!!

    Please fix whatever problem is causing Yahoo! Mail to terminate my session and force me to log back in several times per day.

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  11. What the heck is this OATH thing?

    Ever since you threw this OATH thing at us, I have had trouble logging in, even if I change my password you reject my future sign ins....what the heck is the matter with you...? I have had my account for years, longer than you have been alive probably. What is the PROBLEM???? It is still me, I've done nothing wrong, will you explain this new issue PLEASE?

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  13. DOESNT WORK!!!! Its useless!!

    Yahoo Mail is a complete FAIL!!! After spending an hour doing EVERYTHING Yahoo lists to do to get email working.....ITS STILL DOESNT WORK!!!!

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  15. When I needed to send an important email, I was VERY disappointed with Yahoo.

    I am completely disappointed with Yahoo Mail. I had to send a very important email and Yahoo completely failed me. Only AFTER the project was complete did Yahoo finally decide it wanted to work. This was the middle of the day and I have not had any other issues other than when you all had your security breach. I understand why people have left in droves! This site is constantly dropping the ball when it comes to email. First it was the updated email that would not work, but I resolved that issue by returning to basic on my own.…

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  16. The "Stay Signed In" checkbox is always checked by default. How to make it unchecked by default for my yahoo account ? Security issue here !

    The "Stay Signed In" checkbox is always checked by default. How to make it unchecked by default for my yahoo account ? Security issue here ! Especially when I miss on unchecking it on a public computer.
    I believe designers @ Yahoo must have thought of providing a mechanism to change this default setting for a given account !!!

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  17. Easier to use then this new yahoo mail very confusing

    When i come into yahoo to sign in, im always signed in. I uncheck the box to keep me unsigned in but, when i come in to sign into yahoo that check mark is right there. Fix it please.

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  18. Required to change password multiple times including back to back changes.

    Please Close this email account. I will no longer use it due to yahoo's excessive requirements. For your information, I am abandoning this account and will never use it again.

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  19. Please Help!

    I am making this thread hopefully to get someone to help me! I just got done using the public library in my area. I logged in to my account and got in no problem. I have been using this same password for the last couple of months.

    Suddenly when I am checking my account info It ask for me to log in. So I do and I know this is for added security. I log in and it says password does not match???? I enter my password again and same message shows up!? What the heck I just entered my…

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  20. keeps me signed in even when i uncheck the box! FIX IT!

    keeps me signed in even when i uncheck the box! u make it so i need a crazy password because security is so important but make it so i stay signed in on a public computer if I don't pay attention even when I uncheck the stay signed in box. Wow that's top notch security!!!!

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