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  1. 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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  2. Stop Auto Play and Auto Audio.

    It is invasive, annoying and unwanted.

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  4. I cannot change my password. Your instructions say go to account info, but when I do, there's nothing there for me to change my password.

    I cannot change my password. Your instructions say go to account info, but when I do, there's nothing there for me to change my password.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  15. 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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  17. 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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  18. Am unable to send emails since one month,

    Am unable to send emails since one month, the image does not appear for me to enter to send and email. Please suggest

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  19. can't receive email

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

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  20. 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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