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  1. Fix the mailbox so that it doesn't show that you have gotten e-mails when you haven't.

    For instance, Mine keeps saying that I have got 3 or 4 new e-mails but when I go to my inbox, there is nothing new there. May have a lot more spam then usual, but nothing in my mailbox. I know this may be a free service, but some of us has better things to do then go to an empty mailbox to read something that it says is there and it is not. This does it most in my toolbar. It will show mail when it don't. Please fix it.

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  2. Stop the ads! They take up my mail viewing space on the page, constantly blinking and I CAN'T hardly see my mail to read. It's so annoying!

    At least make the ads smaller and the mail viewing page larger. It's supposed to be about our email, not 100 ads popping up. If we wanted to see advertising we could go on the web or something. It's rediculous and makes even wanting to go to my yahoo email at home a dread. I really hate it! I would rather view my mail on my phone. Just simple. How much is enough guys? Really? Where's the focus, on the mail customers or the advertising because I feel I'm being bombarded by ads blinking up constantly all over every single…

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  4. deleting all emails at one time from inbox

    they have the option to empty spam mail.. but do not offer this for regular email... change this

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  5. Unable to login when traveling to different countries. Prompt to send a code to mobile number. But I use different mobile number.

    Unable to login when traveling to different countries. Prompt to send a code to mobile number. But I use different mobile number. So sending the code to the registered mobile is no use. The registered mobile may not work always in a different country always.

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  6. This new page set-up is TERRIBLE.

    TOO MANY problems to list. For example: "Delete" cannot be accessed unless I go back to the top & find it --- every time! It's ridiculous. I've been w/ Yahoo for many years, but I'm "this close" to changing. This is STUPID.

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  8. I keep being asked for a cell number. I own no cell phone. I have been locked out when I travel. Please respect my password always.

    quit locking me out when I travel. I have no cell phone. My alternative email address is also locked for one week. It sucks to be without communication. I have no cell phone. getit?

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  10. IT'S HORRIBLE!!!

    I am 'bundled' with Direct TV. Yet, I am supposed to pay extra for the Classic???? What the *!!!! I'm paying a fortune now!!
    YOU are supposed to give me HIGH SPEED, tsk! Updated version, tsk!

    I'm not supposed to come to you to PAY MORE!!!! I don't think so!!
    Please put the *
    thing back to where it belongs and stop pi**ing
    with it!!!!!!!!!!
    I've had it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. can't receive email

    i can't receive any email in this account,please fix that.

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  12. well the new mail really sucks a big one, but you knew that, you always do what people dont want.. As usual you suck..

    Go back, but we know they will not do it, because yahoo hates americans, look at there liberal post, most you cant comment on because katie couric is a trader to America as are all liberal news.. Truth is something your afraid of yahoo..

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  14. fix search so it once again searches all emails in your acct.

    Currently we are unable to search more than a few days back in our mail box. Does it have anything to do with how much you have in your storage? We need access to some tech support. Quick fix does nothing for us and there is no place to send in what our problem actually is to get an answer.

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  15. 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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  16. The new security systems do not work for people who travel

    The new security setup does not work. I travel around the world and use many different devices and I am getting locked out almost daily.

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  17. I'm tired of Yahoo suggesting that I change my password and add a mobile number each time I log-in.

    I'm tired of Yahoo suggesting that I change my password and add a mobile number each time I log-in. If someone hacks into my account it won't be because I compromised my account. Also, my mobile number is none of Yahoo's business. In fact, the more personal info you (Yahoo) has on hand...the easier it is for my identity to be compromised, STOP THIS!!! And, when I try to access my email account on my smartphone via the mobile site, Yahoo won't allow me. It's blocking my log-in in order to push me to download the app. I don't want…

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  18. Ridiculous that I have to verify my identity every time I visit my hometown in MExico

    I think that just putting in my password is just enough to verify who I am..no one else knows it..I have to go through a message verification and my cell phone does not work here or a verification code in my hotmail..Why should I have to go through this every time?

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  20. Switching back to BASIC is ****, I SAVE the setting EVERYTIME and it NEVER WORKS!!!! **** **** ****!!!

    Make the Save botton work in the Ymail SETTINGS.
    Or just remove the Classic option alltogether it is SLOW and it irritates.

    what use is a SAVE button when it never remembers the setting.

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