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  1. 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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  2. IAM VERY UNHAPPY WITH YOU SWITCHING OUT MY CLASSIC EMAIL! I HATE THIS NEW VERSION! IT SUCKS YAHOO!!!

    IAM VERY UNHAPPY WITH YOU SWITCHING OUT MY CLASSIC EMAIL! I HATE THIS NEW VERSION! IT SUCKS YAHOO!!!

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  3. 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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  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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  6. New Version

    How come this new version of Yahoo! mail was just thrust upon me. Many of the features I like on the older version do not exist anymore. Any time I try and click on the link that says 'go to old version', it doesn't go back to the old version. Is it possible to either go back to the old version or bring back some of the missing features?

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  7. I hate the newest version. I can't block spam, not enough colors to pick and the trash shouldn't be to the right, I deleted the wrong mail.

    New version is bad; Can't Block Spam, Trash can s/b on the left not the right, I deleted the wrong mail and not enough themes to pick from. I want my Classic back, not Basic.

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  8. My options of text have being disable, how can i retrieve it then back

    My options of text have being disable, how can i retrieve it then back

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  9. now I can not send group e-mails with the new or old version. Why?

    Why does new and old version now prohibit me from group e-mails?

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  10. Why you force me to chose the new version of yahoo? I like the older version and keep it that way!

    Why you force me to chose the new version of yahoo? I like the older version and keep it that way! Every time when I open yahoo mail ,it is open with new version ,but I selected that I want to stay on old version.Is frustrating and I thinking to move to gmail.I 'm a very old user of Yahoo ,but now it is rude from you to change back ,every time that I opened the mail to the new version.It is not that clear that I want old version?Why you changed back to the new if I changed to…

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  11. I CAN NOT SEE THE NEW ****** EMAIL WITH OUT HAVING TO HAVE EXTRA LIGHTS ON BECAUSE THE FORMAT SUCKS!!!!!

    THE NEW AND IMPROVED EMAIL IS NEITHER. IT IS HARD TO SEE AND IT DOESN'T WORK. WHAT IDIOT THOUGHT IT NEEDED TO BE CHANGED? DO YOU WANT PEOPLE LIKE ME TO HAVE TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE ADA BECAUSE YOU IDIOTS CAN NOT ASK WHAT WE NEED INSTEAD OF WHAT YOU NEED TO VALIDATE YOUR JOBS? YOU INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO SWITCH BACK TO BASIC EMAIL IS A JOKE IT DOESN'T WORK IT IS A WILD GOOSE CHASE. WHEN WILL YOU LEARN THAT YOU DON'T HAVE A "F**KING" CLUE WHAT WE WANT OR NEED. I AM GOING TO CHECK…

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  13. Go back to previous version of mobile basic mail

    The new mobile version of Yahoo that appeared this week is not as convenient to use as the previous version that was in use for quite a while. It would be great if there were a way to switch back. Mainly, the problem is that it’s like the regular version, which means that instead of being able to have a list of the folders, and then choosing to open the inbox, both the list to the left and the inbox are on the screen together, so there isn’t enough room, and the font is too small. It can be enlarged,…

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  14. Stop taking me to the new email I want the old email ALWAYS

    Stop taking me to the new email I want the old email ALWAYS

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  15. IF IT'S NOT BROKEN, DON'T FIX IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I AM 54 ******* YEARS OLD, I AM NOT A ******* KID! IF I SWITCH MY SETTINGS TO USE THE OLD VERSION OF YAHOO, LEAVE IT THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOR THE LAST ************* TIME, STOP SWITCHING ME AWAY FROM MY OLD YAHOO VERSION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  16. STOP CHANGING MY YAHOO VERSION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I AM 54 ******* YEARS OLD, I AM NOT A ******* KID! IF I SWITCH MY SETTINGS TO USE THE OLD VERSION OF YAHOO, LEAVE IT THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOR THE LAST ************* TIME, STOP SWITCHING ME AWAY FROM MY OLD YAHOO VERSION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  17. Stop changing or upgrading the old version of yahoo mail!

    The layout of the new version is harder to read with everything being white. It's harder to tell which emails have been read or not because they all look bolded now. The settings or "options dropdown" looks tacky and old-school like yahoo is taking major steps back in their technology skills. Switch back to the old version of Yahoo Mail!!

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  18. I want the old version. and pls. respect the users' comment

    If you let us vote, please respect our votes for the old version.!!!

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  19. To add to the other complaints, PLEASE actually restore the old email as it was before - what you are restoring now is an incomplete version

    The true "old version" had a verification step before deletions were carried out, for example, among other features now missing from the "old version."

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