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  1. Fix the ******* mail instead of breaking everything you own!

    I had to switch to "classic" style because all the ads and trash you pile into the mail page bloats the till it can't fit through a hanger. And then the mail randomly switches itself back to "new" style for a couple days before going back to what I actually set it to. The same with everything else owned by yahoo, it gets bloated, useless ** crammed in that no one ever uses and causes everything to fall apart, but instead of fixing the initial problem and getting rid of the bloat, you add more to it while taking away…

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  2. Blocking email addresses

    It would be great if I could block email addresses from spammers without having to put in the entire address for instance, requiring only
    @(domain).(com)(net)(org) etc. to be entered.

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  3. Your Key sign in feature sucks

    I was asked to transfer to a key thing, which I did. Now I can't even access my mails from my desktop and other gadgets. It used to be synchronized. Everything was going fine.

    I tried following the instructions you gave. Ok, so maybe, I am too dumb and could not follow. But tell me, is it just me? I am seeing many others expressing the same discontent. I have been on this email address ever since. Sure, I can switch to another provider. It will be burdensome for me, I will need to either advise or manually change my…

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  5. basic does not forward pictures

    basic does not forward pictures - fix this

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  6. I want my contacts back. Your changes are negatives. I hate your new version. Why do you think this is what we want? Get real.

    Why do you make changes without thinking? If it ain't broken don't fix it. I lost my entire contact list and there is no option to fix on the basic site because your changes are messing it up. Stop trying to make something people DONT want!

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  7. Switch it back to the Yahoo Classic mail. The new version is the worst one available on the web...

    The functionality is non-existent. You have to click through every thing. Nothing is intuitive or where you expect it to be. There are Ads below the buttons, which makes no sense at all. Things take forever to load, upload, and attach. You have a dumb pop-up confirmation window that you have to click through after sending the message (USELESS! Give me a pop-up if it is NOT successful.) It looks like , functions like , and makes no sense at all how the page, button, and things are organized. All that being said, the Basic version is leaps and bounds…

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  9. Tabs in basic version is missing

    I can't work with this new version. everything takes sooo long.
    the window changes it size all the time and I can't reply an email like that.
    I switched back to the basic version but I miss the tabs.. can't open few email on the same time and switch between them.
    Also, "Enable conversations" is a good option to add to the basic version, but only as an optional.
    I wish you had a phone number because it is difficult for me to express myself and explain everything in English and in writing...

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  11. Search Email does not work

    Email searching does not work in either the old or new Yahoo Mail. In the old version it triggers an error and in the new version it returns zero results, even if I type in something from a recent email.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. I want my classic mail back!!!!

    I want my classic mail back!!!!

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  15. Please STOP switching my mail format to your new version. I like the classic and would like to keep the classic.

    Please STOP switching my mail format to your new version. I like the classic and would like to keep the classic.

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  16. Change back classic mail

    Yahoo mail software guys! Switch back to classic mail. Don't post feedback without do nothing. Talk, Talk Talk. Listen consumer complaints. For yahoo software guys and Verizon.

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  17. Font is way TOO SMALL!! Fix immediately or we will go to GMAIL!!

    Stop switching our email format! There is NO "settings" icon in the upper right hand corner so I CANNOT switch back! This email account is used for business and we CANNOT READ OUR EMAILS because the font is microscopic!!!!

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  18. leave my page alone, it keeps changing and I have to change 'back to old version'!!!

    leave my page alone, it keeps changing and I have to change 'back to old version'!!!

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  20. I did not request my account to be deactivated.

    I received an email saying that request for my email to be deactivated. I do not want my email account to be deactivated.

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