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  1. im not sure why you all dont have a delete all button on emails instead of us deleting 20 at a time i would like to delete them all at once

    have a delete all button so we have that option instead of going thru 50 at a time. takes up to much time when you can install a delete all button and zap there gone

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  3. When are you ******* idiots going to fix yahoo email?

    Maybe you should all stop crawling up that CEO's *** and do some freeking work for a change...what a joke...cant post this as I CANT FREKKIN SIGN IN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Stop switching me to the new version without my permission

    Do not automatically change my old version to the new version. And do not change it after I have switched it back to the old version over 40 times. Also, your details on how to keep my old version from switching to the new version are not effective. I do not have the drop down menu items that you say that I need to have in order to make the old version permanent.

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  7. SPAM NOT WORKING

    I'm getting 20-30 SPAM emails in my regular mail each hour. What the ****? Is the SPAM feature not working?

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  8. I switched back to basic because the new version of mail isn't working correctly, won't let you delete messages, go to compose, move message

    I switched back to basic because the new version of mail isn't working correctly, won't let you delete messages, go to compose, move message nothing is working right and have to close page and reopen just to read messages. Need to go back to Classic Mail as nothing works right on the new version of Mail so had to go back to basic just to get it to work!!!

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  9. Give us back the old Yahoo Mail. This new version sucks! I kept bypassing the upgrade option but you forced it on me anyway.

    Stop forcing new versions on us and making things harder to find as well as things slowing down when navigating. Give me back my old email. I did not have to jump through a bunch of hoops to access all my bookmarks. The new email sucks. Change for the sake of change is a bad thing. Change that improves things is good. Stop making changes that were not needed.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  14. deleting all inbox

    please can we have a button that empties the inbox all at once like the junk mail. please and thank you

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  15. Do NOT AUTOMATICALLY EMPTY TRASH FOLDER!!! I absolutely cannot STAND this flippin feature! Please..

    Whenever I end up needing an email I deleted, I cant go back and retrieve it..why? Because my Trash folder is automatically emptied. I am hoping you can retrieve my recent DRAFT email that I SAVED and cannot find. Im ****** because I needed that. If its not retrieved and the possibility of the auto Emptying of the Trash folder not being resolved. Im so gone. We need room for error and automatically deleting stuff takes away the second chance most of us need.

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  16. 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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  17. Once you have a "BLOCKED ADDRESS", then it should be just that, BLOCKED. I have blocked 20 addresses and I am still getting mail from them.

    If you have a "BLOCKED ADDRESS" then it should be blocked. I have added 20 email addresses into the BLOCKED ADDRESSES and I am still getting email from the same blocked addresses. WTF Yahoo.

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  18. Restore Classic Mail

    I opened my mail this morning and some person completely changed Classic Mail. Are you people really this stupid as to keep changing what works and your users like or are you trying to make us abandon Yahoo and go to Gmail or another mail server? Because that is what is going to happen. The changes are so bad that your New Yahoo Mail looks more like the Classic Mail than the Classic Mail looks now.

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  19. it stinks, put my old mail back

    I have an idea read what everyone is saying, what is wrong with you

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  20. OMG!!!!!!! This stupid BASIC MAIL is just so not user friendly, I want how it used to be before this stupid Basic Mail!!!!

    OMG!!!!!!! This stupid BASIC MAIL is just so not user friendly, I want how it used to be before this stupid Basic Mail!!!!

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