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  1. Please STOP changing my Yahoo email version. I like the OLD version. Extremely annoying when you change version without my consent

    Leave it alone. People like the OLD version as can be seen by the many, many responses here. Please do not force changes on your loyal users. Give us the option to try something new if you must. But changing it without our consent causes anxiety and makes us think about leaving Yahoo. Everybody on the planet is not 20 or 25 years old, and does not believe that constant change is always good. Stability is what many of us want. We do not want to have to find settings that have been relocated, or to learn a new user…

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  2. Change back the email

    I like the basic version just how it is. It is too hard to read the new version and it is not easy to learn new things for us older people. Each time I go to my email I have to change back to the basic. Why does it not stay there?

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  3. Stop switching my classic to new mail without my knowledge!!!!!!!

    Stop switching me from classic mail to that ****** new version without my approval!!!!! It's not just annoying, but a pain in the butt to switck it back. This seems to be happening almost daily now. JUST CUT IT OUT!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Allow return to full featured classic mail. it had features that the new mail doesn't. Why do you continue to frustrate loyal users forcing

    Allow return to full featured classic email. The new email is missing features and difficult to read. It sucks.

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  5. I HATE the latest version of Yahoo! mail.

    When I tried to switch back to classic mail I returned to some watered down bastardized version. Give me back my old Yahoo! mail that I have used for the last several years or I will not use any version of your mail client.

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  6. I want my classic mail back!!! Switching was a mistake. Basic mail doesn't have a settings menu. FIX THIS ASAP!!!

    Its not an idea. I want my classic mail back!!! I see alot of other people over hear are saying the same thing. I do not like the new mail and I do not like the basic mail. I want the classic yahoo mail back. The basic mail lacks a settings menu and l cannot change the spacing. Plus what happened to the top bar? It lacks many of the features that the classic mail had. I want my classic mail back!!!! I want it back NOW!!! One little ***** up in my menu choices and suddenly my entire email…

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  7. I did NOT WANT TO BE SWITCHED GET MY OLD EMAIL BACK! shame on YAHOO!!!

    give mE BACK MY OLD EMAIL i DID not want this YOU JUST ARBITRARILY SWITCHED ME SHAME ON YOU GIVE ME BACK MY email!!!!!1

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  8. I would like the basic mail back I HATE this new mail

    I HATE this new mail please give me back the basic mail. There is a lot of stuff that no longer exists w/just a click you have to search for the things that were readily available.

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  9. I want my classic e-mail back....now!!!!!

    I want my classic back now!!!!!

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  10. This new version completely sucks!

    This new version completely sucks! It's a lie that we can change back--there is no option! 20 years with Yahoo but I am done. Every change makes it worse and this is the last straw. If Yahoo wants to change they should revert to the email of about 3 generations back.

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  11. I don't like your new yahoo email. You are interfering with my personal choice. Please let me go back to basic. Enough is enough

    I don't like your new yahoo email. You are interfering with my personal choice. Please let me go back to basic. Enough is enough

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  13. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  18. Please Stop The Excessive Spam E-Mailings.

    Please Stop The Excessive Spam E Mailings. Thank You

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  20. Please Eliminate All SPAM E-mailing Advertisements. Do Not Want Spam E-Mail. Thank You. Michael

    Do Not Wish to Receive SPAM E-Mailings Anymore. Thank You. Michael Hubbell

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