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  1. Mail Preview

    I'd like to have the mail preview back. I don't want to have to open the email all the way to read it.

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  2. when i wanted to send an email all I had to do was type the first letter of a name and select from the drop down...It doesn't do that now

    when i wanted to send an email all I had to do was type the first letter of a name and select from the drop down...It doesn't do that now

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  3. Leave things alone

    the old mail was fine but you screwed it up. the font is too small, everytime i open an attachment I get a new tab open that is empty, attachments don't attach, and the list goes on. Quit screwing with the basic functionality and give us the option of going back to the old interface. You've broken what worked

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  4. Block email addresses!

    Please reprogram where it says "block email address" . It ALSO should work for phone numbers.

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  5. I hate this new concept! I don't have my Smiley Faces, it's difficult to add reciepants. I want my old style back.

    I hate this new concept! I don't have my Smiley Faces, it's difficult to add recipients. I want my old style back

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  6. Emptying Trash

    Hey! Yahoo has managed to create another great annoyance!! Now, when you click the icon to empty your trash, you are greeted with a piece-of-**** "Updating all messages" dialog box with a progress bar!! Who thought of that? Not needed, just empty the trash and tell me it's empty!! No "updating all messages" crockery necessary!!!!

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  7. Bring back the fonts that were used in the old mail. The new ones are more difficult to read.

    Bring back the fonts that were used in the old mail. The new ones are more difficult to read.

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  8. User control of ad variables;e.g. flashing ads, workspace area

    The 'ad' space uses more screen that is necessary. Allow the user to dictate 'ad space' requirements. of better yet, a widget button thats
    allows acknowledgement , click then removes ad to increase work space. Flashing ads are very distracting- again, a widget or button to control or quiet down visual noise. I fully understand that ads pay for service. However, distracting ads drive away users.

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  9. Re-enable 'old' feature to move emails

    I am still trying to use this 'new' version. Today I find I cannot move a sent email to a different folder. I have a system - HAD a system - which I can no longer use. PLEASE give us back the older version. I am an older person and cannot stand these changes.

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  11. Let the email adress pop up when I start writing the mail! Thank you!

    Before, the email adress came popping up when I started to write the name of the person I was going to write to. Now I have to go through my whole adress list to find the person's adress, and then click.

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  12. I Cant Reply to Messages Anymore?

    I Cant Reply to Messages Anymore? How do I reply now?

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  13. bring back the stationary

    Bring back the stationary.What where you thinking??The recipients enjoy the stationary as do the senders.Otherwise it is a cookie cutter version of every single e-mail on the web.It is not unique now nor pleasing.So listen to your customers bring back the stationary.Please and thank you for not ignoring us.

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  14. How to filter e-mail?

    In old version one was able to create filter, this helping sorting incoming mail in right folders. The funciton was accessed by right-clicking the message and choose "filter this message" from scroll down menue. Now I can't even find filer function in settings?

    Also, the tip of returning the old yahoo-mail mentioned in a thread, is not working. The menues at "the upper right on screen" does not do the trick.

    Best regards /Olof

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  15. Have Yahoo email save all drafts automatically. I have lost many long, difficult to redo email drafts because Yahoo mail does not auto save

    Have Yahoo email save all drafts automatically. I have lost many long, difficult to redo email drafts because Yahoo mail does not auto save.

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  16. You can no longer move to next message after delete

    You can no longer move to next message after delete

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  17. Why are the check boxes so small??? Bigger is better! Absolute garbage.

    The micro check boxes are idiotic. Bigger is easier.

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  18. Extended options in User Folders

    Greetings to all !
    I am a happy and satisfied recipient of the wonderful services offered by Yahoo!
    That's why I express my gratitude with my greetings and sincere thanks to the whole team!
    please if I'm allowed, a little suggestion?
    The user of a yahoo address has the ability to keep addresses through those folders, etc.
    Here you can not expand the organization, meaning the user can have more options than usual, such as delete, rename.
    I think it would be more productive and satisfying to add Move, Merge, or move the mouse cursor to that folder in another…

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  19. Allow the use of KEYS!! I am forced to click everything with the mouse (e.g. delete messages)

    This is not a new idea- Just bring back what existed earlier: allow the deletion of messages by clicking on the "delete" key. At the moment, each message must be marked, and then you need to click WITH THE MOUSE on "delete" in Yahoo's tool bar. It is the year 2019.

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  20. Stop with the From: "me" when I send a copy to myself. I want to see my name not "me"

    Stop with the From: "me" when I send a copy to myself. I want to see my name not "me"
    What a cutesie, sickening change you have made to a simple email system.

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