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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Fix Yahoo Mail so attachments can be used 3/20/15

    AGAIN YAHOO MAIL will not do attachments when sending messages, fix it or stop your mail completely so users won't get so frustrated - been using Yahoo for years and it keeps getting worse every time you do a GREAT CHANGE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Trashy, dating, etc. sites

    For the last six months or so they all kinds of trashy sites keep coming in on my email. Got to click the box 2 times to spam them but they are right back the next day with another new one. Spam doesn't do any good. Any suggestions....deleting yahoo is my suggestion.

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  5. Switching back to BASIC is ****, I SAVE the setting EVERYTIME and it NEVER WORKS!!!! **** **** ****!!!

    Make the Save botton work in the Ymail SETTINGS.
    Or just remove the Classic option alltogether it is SLOW and it irritates.

    what use is a SAVE button when it never remembers the setting.

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  6. I prefer the 'Yahoo Mail-Basic" and not the advanced version. How can I make 'Basic' my main version?

    I prefer the 'Yahoo Mail-Basic" and not the advanced version. How can I make 'Basic' my main version?

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  8. Ridiculous that I have to verify my identity every time I visit my hometown in MExico

    I think that just putting in my password is just enough to verify who I am..no one else knows it..I have to go through a message verification and my cell phone does not work here or a verification code in my hotmail..Why should I have to go through this every time?

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  9. Please Pleae stop i do not want to change my password I will never ever give out my phone number so please stop asking me

    Please Pleae stop i do not want to change my password I will never ever give out my phone number so please stop asking me I should not have to keep being asked I have skipped it for the last three months if it continues I will have to stop using this email cause it is not worth the headache that you give me. As it is I have decicided to pay Verizon to have an email there cause of the frustration I get from just trying to log on you only allowing me to skip and not stop asking…

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  10. stop with the dating ads already. I'll have to stop using yahoo mail if you don't.

    stop with the dating ads already. I'll have to stop using yahoo mail if you don't.

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  11. Emails partly disappear

    All November and December emails disappeared for 12 Hours, then I clicked the alianz sponsored advert and everything was back to normal. It has happened 3-4 times this month. Is this done to push us to open the advert?

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  12. Why don't you leave thing alone and if I wnat to change I will.

    Why don't you leave thing alone and if I wnat to change I will.

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  13. Am unable to send emails since one month,

    Am unable to send emails since one month, the image does not appear for me to enter to send and email. Please suggest

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  14. Put back the full version!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Put back the full version!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  15. Easier Method to Block Email Addresses

    I continually get the same spam messages from the same senders. They come in at such a high rate - sometimes 100 per day - that it makes it impractical to copy each sender's email address then go to the Options page where I can then PASTE in the address. There SHOULD be an easier way to accomplish this task ... such as adding a function to the drop-down Actions list called "Add to Block List." A pretty simple fix I think to help users cut down on spam!

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  16. REMOVE

    REMOVE suggestive, ****** ad pictures that are automatically placed onto in-box! Regardless of orientation or viewpoint, this type of ad is not welcome or appropriate.

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  17. Allow deletion or change of disposable address base name.

    Once a disposable address's base name is created it can not be changed. This is pretty useless and needs to change.

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  19. CHANGE PASSWORD

    WHY WILL YOU GUYS NOT GIVE UP ON THE CHANGE PASSOWRD THING! MY ACCOUNT IS OVER TEN YEARS OLD AND HAS NEVER BEEN HACKED! I DONT WANT TO CHANGE ANYTHING AND YOUR TECH SUPPORT FOLKS DONT KNOW HOW TO STOP THE SUGGESTION FROM POPPING UP EVERY TIME I OPEN MAIL!!!! THEY ARE SUGGESTING ITS A PROBLEM WITH MY COMPUTER!! NO WAY!!! EVERYTHING WORKED FINE UNTIL YOU GUYS DECIDED YOUR USERS NEEDED TO MAKE A CHANGE. I JUST WANT THINGS THE WAY THEY WERE AND TO NOT BE BOTHERED ABOUT IT! CAN OR WILL YOU HELP? PLEASE DONT FORCE ME TO…

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  20. way too much spam on yahoo! Hate it.

    Not sure why there is soo much spam coming into mail box on Yahoo.

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