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  1. Your ads are taking over my pc !

    What the **** are you people doing ? The ridiculous ads lock my machine up for several minutes while they load, I can't even exit ! I've had to force a shut down to get out. Not cool !

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  2. Password

    I should not have to change my password. This is something that should be up to me if I want to keep the one I have. This is just really a way to try to get my phone number by saying if I forget.

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  3. log in and password should be on the same screen

    I notice the last few days when I log in to yahoo im entering my SN on my screen and my PW on another. it doesn't even let me know im logged in its like I have to go to the drop down look for yahoo and click the link to open my Home page. WHY?
    log in and PW should be on the same screen and its asking me to save some weird ex: KTYSPJD.login to the computer for future log in. I get you guys are trying to keep up with times.. BUt I been having yahoo since…

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  4. For the past week I have had trouble accessing my e-mail. I'm tired of going through changes in password and secret codes sent to other dev

    For the past week I have had trouble getting access to my e-mail. I am tired of constantly having to change my password and getting secret codes sent to another device every time I want to read an e-mail. Please give me a human being to call so that I can resolve whatever at Yahoo is blocking my access. Have you changed your system to something that has flaws?

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  5. Can't access email

    Trying to access my email accounts and this new format is for the birds! I input my email address, click on continue, then enter my password and when I try to access the account I get a message I have to open some JPSON file which does not open! I have to keep going to HELP to get a code to get into my accounts. WHAT IS GOING ON YAHOO.....STOP FIXING THAT THAT DOES NOT NEED FIXING!!!!!

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  6. i would like to have option of blocking spam in such way that it never appears in any folder, spam or any..

    sometimes we need to see spam folder for mistaken spam mail, and that is why spam needs to be clean,

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  7. I am about as disgery vusted with a website as I can possibly get. For the past three months every ti

    Fix your lousy service. For the past three months I have had to log in with a new user code every time I try to log in on the same computer. Also I cannot forward my e-mails under bcc It will not let me add the recipients. If i could I would switch to another service.

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  8. Leave things alone. Quit asking me to update to newest version, it stinks!! Yahoo used to be my main e-mail. No More

    Every time you improve you downgrade your product. I used to use Yahoo as my main e-mail. The only reason I haven't closed the account is some old contacts don't have my new address. I never use the Yahoo search engine anymore, google has become superior in every way. What a tragedy.

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  9. Didn't think you could make sign in a pain in the butt, but you managed with the separate screens for name and password

    Stop screwing around with things that weren't broken. Find something else for your tech staffers to do, like play scrabble, chess, or poker, or send them over to bother Gmail or something

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  11. basic

    Again..yes switching back to basic I am able (and as it gloriously was) to type one letter in the (TO) box and all the addresses pop up for me to chose ...wonderful..but again i do not get the extra conveniences associated with the newer versions(not this extra new one from Jan 10,2016.

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  12. I hate this. I want my old yahoo back.

    Get RID of this new version NOW.

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  13. I need a better way to delete over 11000 emails ...I cant sit and do 100 @ a time

    You need to create a field where you cant delete mass emails...I have over 11000 I want to get rid of.....clear my whole account...you have just a 100 at a time...when you start it so slow I would be here till next year.

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  14. Fix the email search

    A search of my email often doesn't return all the correct results.

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  15. why are my emails being marked as read on arrival when I have clearly said in my settings NEVER for this. I have tried different browsers.

    This is happening across my devices and across my browsers. I have searched online but can't find a solution. Please help or I'm ditching my yahoo account that i've been using for over 10 years as important mail is being missed because of this.

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  16. Stop Auto Play and Auto Audio.

    It is invasive, annoying and unwanted.

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  18. Unable to open mail if traveling to another country provided a telephone number is given and you are unable to use that phone number while

    I am unable to open my mail when traveling to another country due to yahoo security issue. I have provided my phone number. So when I login from a different country, yahoo is doubtful and prompt to send a code to the registered mobile number. What if I don't use my registered phone in the country where I am travelling ?. My registered phone may not work in a different country. That means you are lost the access if you provide your mobile number. SO DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR MOBILE NUMBER

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  19. 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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  20. I asked you to stop geo-checking upon log-in, because some people use VPN

    But you still go on checking. How should I receive a security code at another mail account given they apply the same logic as you do?! And don't resort to the SMS way-out: I have a number of SIM cards in the varuous countries I visit, so would not know which one to give you.

    The bottomline: I don't want you to care about my security other than that you keep your hard- and software in good running shape. Let my personal organisation be my personal matter.

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