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  1. 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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  2. Please stop the annoying phone verification.

    Like most people I talk to, I am using other email servers. This phone thing drives me crazy. You will learn after you lose your advertising revenue and no one uses it any longer.

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  3. 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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  4. get rid of the account key

    Go back to a password only. I cannot be texted as My phone does not work when I am out of the country , which I am now and every year about 3-4 months. The key is a pain **********. I have been with yahoo mail for at least 25 years and am very much considering leaving.

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  5. Get rid of the robot check or simplify it so people like myself can see the images clearly.

    The robot check is annoying and confusing. It is also difficult to see many of the images. Please tighten security in another way.

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  6. I was sent a text with an account key and i didn't request it. .

    I got a text with an account key and I didn't request one. I thought that was odd so I am letting you know. What should I do in a case like this?

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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. I hate it..Please get rid of the New Privacy and Terms..I have done this 50 time on 3 email accounts..Enough is enough..

    I hate it..Please get rid of the New Privacy and Terms..I have done this 50 time on 3 email accounts..Getting tired of scrolling to the bottom and accepting!!!

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  11. 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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  13. 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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  15. 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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  17. I like the old basic version. Prefer my own password to sign in. also, only want email from my list of contacts

    Password and sign in is better.
    I do not like receiving emails from advertisers. I only want emails from people and companies I have put into my contact list.
    It is too time consuming to weed all the junk mail out.

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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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