I just switched to the new email format. Not only is it very 'busy' now....I like the streamlined look, but I filter a lot of emails into folders to keep the Inbox clean. The problem is, with the old format, I could go to the drop down above the email and click to 'filter messages like these'. With the new format, this is gone andf I have to go to settings, copy and save thew email address, then go to filters and paste it so I can filter the emails into a folder. Who thought it was a good idea to take a simple concept and make it so complicated? I am going to see if I can switch my email back to the original sleek and professional looking format. i think we should have this option. And so I can use the other filter system. I hope I can do this.
Rajat Kakkar commented
Filter needs to have capability to add multiple from / to addresses to direct all the junk to some folders
Mircea Munteanu commented
A suggestion would be to add an option in the filters configuration to run the spam filters after personal filters.
By default this can be disabled, and for people who know what they are doing, it can be enabled manually in the filter settings.
Or make the Yahoo Spam filter an entry into the Filters lists, so we can change it's priority in relation to the other user filters.
I would be happy with any of these solutions.
Adam Jones commented
Need to be able to use filters on emails that are put in spam. However this is not possible as Yahoo for some reason ignores user's filters if it thinks it is spam.
Not sure why these issues were closed as they ask the same question. One has an invalid solution, the other has no solution:
filters now is horrible, don't work at all in new format. I want and need "filter messages like that" back. Now filter function don't work at all, no matter how filter them, all filter options completely don't work, no matter how filter mails, by work , by sender - all does not work
Prem Kumar commented
Search - Custom date filter
Douglas McClung commented
I agree I filter my emails for faster work. It seems like you are trying to slow us down to give ads more time in our faces!
Jonathan Brazeau commented
exactly this. please put it back on the top 'triple dot menu', not only is it super hard to then go from email to settings then paste the email in a new filter system instead of just adding it to an existing system like before.....man. that is the worst UX for filters, if anything keep both, if getting rid of the new one is too hard.
A T commented
This is my only and biggest complaint with the new Mail, aside from the fact that I CANNOT SWITCH BACK.
There is absolutely no reason why I would ever want to add a filter by copying the sender/subject/content, going into settings, clicking filters, clicking add filter, and pasting in my criteria. If this remains the only way to add filters I simply will have to stop using Yahoo Mail. It'll be a pain to switch over all my subscriptions but filters is how I manage 90% of all emails.
I so agree with this. Who thought taking the filters away from selecting an email needs to be fired. The filters thing needs to be fixed and I do not understand why a company as big as Yahoo is taking so long to implement this!
Too many steps to filter an email. Bring back "filter emails like this..." on right click and More menu
Jackie Broadley commented
All my filters have gone (I had quite a few!) plus adding new filters is now far too complicated. I'm not happy.
Abdul Smirnoff commented
please geek crossing
no sports/idiot jock **** especialally foreign advertisement surrounded by thousands thhosands of babies photos
no idiot jock sports blocking emails with videos sports medical videos ok
sandra mora commented
can't figure out where to filter emails now. I am thinking of finally getting rid of yahoo. No one I know uses it anymore.
T Philllip commented
I think I see more of google adoption in my future. (Ooooooo)
T Philllip commented
I painfully set up a bunch of Filters in one of the account I used, and now, they appear to be gone. I can NOT, for the life of me, figure out why on earth they would have dispatched with the "Create Filter" action in the message interface.
Michael Williams commented
Come on Yahoo you used to be better than this Fix the filter and block process.
And why now when trying to block you now say the email address is invalid ??? Why when your system allowed it through.
FF Fix it or do these spammers Pay you for this to happen
WHY CAN I NOT, HIDE THE NAMES OF THE PEOPLE, I WISH, WHEN I EMAIL ??
AS I TRY, YOUR SYSTEM HAS NO EFFECT IN HIDING ANY NAMES, EVEN IN THE BCC BLOCK.THAT SYSTEM DOES NOT WORK !!!
Jenna Gray commented
Agree!! It was so easy before to chose to filter an email, it was right there. This feature was critical to ensuring I had less clutter in my main box but was still able to recieve other mail. Why take away this convenience?? Major UX fail
Please, Please, Please. Filtering of spam you have is terrible. To many hoops to jump thru. Please make it a 1 click to block. Please stop allowing the spam.
Find a different way to block spam. Filtering spam takes to much time and also they just change their address and you receive more.