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Dump unnecessary views

Get rid of Deals, Travel, Purchases, Groceries, etc and definitely get rid of all the **** pop ups

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  • Bob Connell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Some may find the VIEWS as a good idea... but we should:
    (a) Be able to have these views listed BELOW OUR FOLDERS and
    (b) Be able to delete email, pictures etc that we no longer want or need. This is an invasion of privacy in the event someone hacks our email and/or your servers.


  • Stanley Bridges commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I hate the views. At least make it hidden permanently instead of having to hide it each time. I will be looking for a new mail app.

  • Charles commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, delete this file, or at least make it where it stays closed (hide) when entering a new session each time. But, I would prefer this view file goes away permanently.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with everyone. Those VIEW folders are stupid and apparently HIDE only means hide for the current session. So IF you're able to get your filters to work again, so messages are sorted into your folders... you have to go hunt to find the folders through the stupid VIEW folders.

  • Nathan Harper commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please provide an explanation as to why "your engineers" are not providing the option to at least hide the "views" folders it is an unnecessary part of the User Interface for those of us that do not want to use it. We should not have to scroll past it to get to our personal folders. At the very least, can we be allowed to rearrange the sidebar to make it more efficient for ourselves?

  • SJ commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you're going to force us to apply the new Yahoo Mail format, then atleast keep the "Smart Views" list the same!!! I used the "Shopping" smart view and now it's gone. Doesn't make any sense. ADD IT BACK!

  • Harry Schneider commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, this is so annoying! It is great to offer a tool that some may find beneficial. However many will not be interested in this tool (myself obviously included).

    Why do they stand on top of the folders I have created that I use constantly?
    Why not allow the user to make those folders disappear?

    It is simply BAD DESIGN.

  • Giedrius Daujotas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Can't agree more. Views is major oversight in terms of design. On most standard screen resolutions such as 1920*1024, having Views auto-expanded means you don't see Folders unless you scroll down. Which renders Folders much less usefull, as you frequently miss whatever mail comes there.

    The whole idea with folders for me is about setting up filters so I can quickly spot new e-mails from certain senders, which otherwise get lost in the inbox flow of junk mail, newsletters, all sorts of Amazon shipping and dispatch notifications, etc. With Views, however, I don't see folders and I can't see if there is any new e-mail.

    Why can't we have some sort of folder rank, so you can rank not just views/folders, but even move some folders just below Inbox.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree, who uses that? I have to hide it EVERY TIME to access more customized folders. Either ask users whether they want it or not or hide it or not by default or place it at the bottom at the very least.

  • Carrie C commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    YES YES YES I hate this. I want to hide it permanently. I dislike not being able to control my own experience - and I hate that Yahoo is serving me up stuff they THINK I want or need and then not letting me say "NO"

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I tried to vote for closing VIEWS above MY FOLDERS permanently or at least moving it to the bottom of MY FOLDERS but Yahoo, in it's infinite wisdom, has closed all those requests.

  • John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Or, at least, give us an option to turn these "features" off or remove them.

  • sarah jones commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree I hate the views. I have been using GMail and I think I may need to return, this is just irritating!

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