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To our loyal users of My Yahoo,

Our goal for My Yahoo is to give you a way to organize the web around your diverse set of interests. Your passion for My Yahoo inspires us to work hard to make it better everyday, and we’re just getting started. We’ve seen — and heard — the impassioned response about the revamped My Yahoo. You’ve shared lots of great feedback, and we want you to know we’re doing more than just listening. Here’s an update on your most popular requests:

  • Scoreboard app – Your settings from the classic My Yahoo (like the teams you want to follow) will soon show in the new experience.
  • My Portfolio app (Oct 9, update) – You are now able to see multiple portfolios at once by clicking on the All Portfolios drop down.
  • Location settings for weather and news – Every time you visit My Yahoo, we try to detect your current location and give you local weather and news stories. If you don’t see the right city, you can change your location and save it for quick access. As soon as we have a more permanent solution we’ll make sure to let you know.
  • Theme backgrounds – We offer a wide range of themes to help you make your page more personal. You can change your theme at any time by selecting “Choose Themes” at the top right of your screen. We’ve included a “Classic My” theme for those who prefer the colors of the old version of My Yahoo.

Once these updates happen, we’ll let you know right here in this forum… and we’re not done yet – more improvements are on the way. So keep the feedback coming!

Thanks to each and every one of you.

Sincerely,

The My Yahoo Team

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  1. Your responses to homepage

    How much feed back do you need to change back to the old yahoo homepage. Most seem to want the old layout. Including me.

    So far your responses indicate: *********, yahoo user.

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  2. The new MY HOMEPAGE doesn't work at ALL and there is no way to keep great old one.

    My yahoo page doesn't not work AT ALL. Since I depend on its calendar, I have been scrabbling to get my appointments that were on Yahoo Calendar......... now, I have to write them down. Furious!
    Nothing works on it AT ALL. New or old. There is NO FIX just a
    Sorry for the inconvenience.... refresh....... come back later.....
    total ****!

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  3. Mail - no grouping - cant respond to person I want to easily

    bring back old email or I will switch to gmail after 20 years at this address. It is a pain! Today having issues with search through mail where I can open one email in the search group but then it doesn't open another. Have to close it out and start all over. Pain in the a*&^%!

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  4. Redesign Themes!

    The Themes for MyYahoo page are awful. I much prefer the old version as far as Themes go. At least they were simplistic and pleasing to the page. These new ones are just plain ugly and unappealing. Please consider listening to everyone that uses MyYahoo (or those that are left) and make changes.

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  5. Clean up the Scoreboard

    Give me back my Scoreboard with just MY TEAMS.

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  6. WHY can't I find My YAHOO Bookmarks even though I've downloaded the "new" toolbar and re-installed it any number of times, now?!!

    I've reloaded & re-"imported" my bookmarks from the HTML folder under My Documents in Windows (I'm still running Vista) time & time again, have tried to follow the advice & instructions of other users here, but in what I take to be the "new" toolbar in Google Chrome (I've been used to using Opera for my preferred web browser for about the past year now), I STILL CAN'T FIND THE DAMNED ICON FOR IT!!!! ):-E What gives? It BURNS ME TO HELL that I've seemingly lost forever now all of the several HUNDRED web-links I've so carefully built up over…

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  8. Fix the weather section. . . giving different city instead of my location & can't change it

    Don't try to fix what isn't broken!!! Fix the things that are. My weather is giving me the weather for some unknown other city. I never changed anything so it must be you screwing everything up. Ready to leave Yahoo unless you straighten things up & then leave well enough alone. If you can't give me my correct info some other site will!

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  9. where the **** did my Bookmarks go.

    where the **** did my Bookmarks go. they were there this morning( 04/24/2014). this afternoon they are all gone, and nothing under contents after I searched to add contents. you guys could ***** up a wet dream!!!

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  10. You can improve it by allowing me to keep the homnepage I designed myself. This coming "upgrade" will contain content I neither want nor wi

    I'm informed my personally-designed homepage is to be "upgraded" to contain content I neither want nor will use. This will be a "downgrade." Yahoo has become less and less dependable recently, and this "upgrade" is just one more example. And I seriously doubt that this comment will be read by anyone at Yahoo who really cares what I think anyway. YOU said I could design my own homepage. I did. Now you're taking it away.

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  11. Stop sneaking in your toolbar. You know most people won't see it until it's too late. It's a thief's trick.

    They do this on purpose. Just be up front with us and let us decide if we want it or not. You sneak it in.

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  12. new user interface release 3/11/14

    The new user interface released on or about 3/11/2014 is awesome! You have incorporated all of the ideas that I'm aware of. Thanks Yahoo Team!

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  13. Fix the mail counter, please, on the new Home Page

    For the past month, as I've received email at "My Yahoo", the counter on the "new" home page has continued to count the incoming emails - I'm now up to 78, whereas before this f**ked up mess you created, I got actual totals of new incoming mail. Please fix this before it becomes totally stupid.

    I don't like the new lay-out either - it's clunky and looks like it was created by a six year old. It is quite obvious that customers were not consulted before you foisted this change on us.

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  14. Seriously to the Yahoo! team: I'm just having a little fun with a bad situation.

    I write a little code my self and I know the difference between how it feels to write something elegant and something flashy and stupid but we all work for stupid bosses. (well, not me, my boss works for a stupid boss but I'd quit rather than work for a stupid boss). I'm just a factory hand, I cannot imagine what it would be like to be an artist with a stupid boss. leave your stupid boss and do the thing that you are driven to do and be happy. leave your boss, you don't need them like we (the…

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  18. How can we improve yahoo you ask? Be more like Google. Don't force your chitty changes on your loyal users.

    I'm now a former yahoo user and a loyal Google user. All because yahoo forced their changes on me without my permission and without letting me have my old homepage back. Google is so much better I can't even describe it in words. Yahoo, you suck!

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  19. Thanks for showing me the door.

    Last year you guys ruined Yahoo! Sports, and I went to ESPN. This year you've destroyed what little functionality MyYahoo! offered, so I guess it's time to check out Google Plus.

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  20. ca.my.yahoo.com

    agree the "new" yahoo sucks? Found this cure on the weather app page where people couldn't get alternate weather sites to work. Simply make your home page as if are Canadian, for some reason yahoo screwed over only Yanks. ca.my.yahoo.com & presto my old banned yahoo home page was resurected . Yahoooooo!

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