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Is there a way to forward my Yahoo mail to my Gmail account without paying?

I looked around a little bit on Yahoo and it looks like if I upgrade, I can forward my email. But I'm a cheapskate and I hate checking different accounts. Is there anything I can do?
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Do email services send sender's IP address?

If I'm going to receive/send email through Gmail/Hotmail/Yahoo, would I be able to see the IP of the sender? I know there's nothing to do with the IP but would it give away the location from where I'm ...
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Yahoo Mail: Hacking, Spoofing or Malware explosion

It could be just coincidence, but in the week that my wife complains that her account has been 'hacked', I receive dodgy emails from most of the people I know who still use Yahoo accounts. When my ...
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Yahoo Mail Does Not Have HTTPS

Why is Yahoo Mail behind in security? They don't support HTTPS yet. Gmail and many others do. I'm shocked that Yahoo still doesn't have HTTPS. Why is this? What is the logic behind not supporting ...
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Yahoo! email address is a long string of random letters and numbers

Around 10 years ago, Yahoo! used to have this email program for minors that my mom signed me up for. Since then they have discontinued the system, while I was still a minor. Because of that, I have ...
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Import Yahoo! Mail and contacts to Gmail without Y! Mail Plus

I don't have Yahoo! Mail Plus so when I tried to import from Gmail as someone else has it doesn't work for me and I get migration errors. Only a month's worth of email is imported after I tried to ...
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How do I check my available storage in Yahoo Mail?

I want to know how much I have used from my storage and how much I have left. Where can I see that?
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How can I select all unread messages on the new version of Yahoo Mail?

A friend tells me on the old Yahoo Mail she used to use an option to select all unread mail in order to delete them all. But in the new Yahoo Mail interface this option doesn't seem to exist. But is ...
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In Yahoo Mail, can I create subfolders?

I would like to create subfolders for additional organization options ie, Kids, having the following sub folders: education sports etc. The number of folders that I use is becoming cumbersome to ...
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How to check if somebody else is signing to my Yahoo account

I have Hotmail/Yahoo/GMail email accounts. How to check if somebody else is logging in to my email accounts? I mean Sometimes I send offline message to my Yahoo Messenger but when I log in to my yahoo ...
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Creating folders in Gmail like Yahoo! does

Can we create folders in Gmail the same way as it happens in Yahoo!? Gmail provides the "label" feature but Yahoo! folders easily separates the messages as categorized.
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How to search and sort emails in the spam folder of Yahoo Mail

In Yahoo Mail, I am checking the emails in my spam folder, just in case that some emails have been mistaken as spam. But in the spam folder, the emails are sorted by their "nominal" receiving times, ...
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Yahoo Mail “Strongly Believed to Be Compromised”

When I went to log into my Yahoo Mail account, Yahoo stated that it strongly believed that my account had been compromised. I'm not sure how it happened. My guess is that Yahoo was hacked. I reset ...
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Any way to access Yahoo! Mail if it is blocked?

A relative asked me this because access to Yahoo! Mail is disabled at work. I suggested that signing up Yahoo! Plus for $20/year to have POP3/SMTP access, then use Gmail or Outlook to access Yahoo!. ...
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Viagra website spam mail

My email yahoo account is picking random people from my email address book and sending them a link to a website to a site for Viagra pills and other pills that treat the same thing. I'm getting emails ...
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How to open new tabs for each mail (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook/Hotmail…)?

Yahoo's old (classic) design allowed me to quickly middle-click each mail link and open in a new tab. I like having one tab open with the complete list of recent mails in my Inbox, and separate tabs ...
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What happens to my old email username after I close down my account?

What happens to my web based email (i.e. Gmail, Yahoo) username after I completely close down my account? Is the username I closed down made available to new users or is it retired for good?
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Why is Gmail using Yahoo! Mail certificates?

I just got an error in Firefox 4 when trying to log into Gmail: mail.google.com is using an invalid certificate This certificate is only valid for *.mail.yahoo.com mail.yahoo.com I use ...
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Keyboard shortcut to unmark all emails in Yahoo! Mail

We can mark all emails using keyboard shortcut Ctrl + A in Yahoo! Mail. Are there any keyboard shortcut to unmark all emails? Edit            &...
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How do I view an HTML email, in plain text, using Yahoo Mail?

For development purposes, I need to view an HTML email as plain text, using Yahoo Mail. How do I do that?
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How to get saved password from POP3 account in Gmail?

I have set up a POP3 mail account (Yahoo) in Gmail to send and receive my Yahoo messages from there. Everything works, so obviously I saved my password for the account somewhere in Gmail. I want to ...
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How can I find out why Yahoo classifies my mail as spam?

I've a Yahoo! email account and when sending emails from my company to it, they always at first get into Spam. It's not about that I can't find the "No spam" buttons, but whenever someone from our ...
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Can I easily search for starred / flagged messages across all folders in Yahoo Mail?

I am trying to find functionality in Yahoo Mail which is similar to what Gmail and Outlook allow for "starred" or "flagged" messages. I would like to be able to star / flag a message, and then easily ...
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How can I forward email from an old account to my new GMail account?

I have an old Yahoo mail account on which I still get a few emails, now and then - but I now primarily use GMail. Is there a way for me to automatically forward or fetch emails from that account so ...
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Selecting/Moving all messages in Inbox on Yahoo! Mail

I am looking for an efficient way to move all of my messages (more than 50.000) in Inbox to another folder in Yahoo! Mail. When I try in new version to Select All, only visible messages are selected, ...
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Removing the body content of emails when I compose a reply

Every time I want to reply to an email, the main text in the body appears preloaded in the composition window. How can I disable it?
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If I close my Gmail account will somebody be able to register my previous mail address?

If I close (is delete an option ?) my Gmail account, will somebody be able to register using my email address and read my mails? I want to close my Gmail account but I don't want anybody to ...
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How can I turn off the new “News Feed” in Yahoo! Mail?

This feature was added for US users in December 2014 and manifests itself as a red blinking number in the top left tab navigation.
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How can I delete a Yahoo account permanently?

I have an account of Yahoo mail. I forgot my password and also I forgot my security question and answer for recovery. It's so important for me to delete my account now because someone is abusing my ...
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How can I forward multiple email at once on Yahoo!7 Mail?

My sister asked me if she can forward 40 emails in one go. She uses Yahoo!7. I had a look and it seems to me that there is no option like that... Any idea how to deal with such a request?
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How to recover a Yahoo account?

Someone was hacked, the hacker changed the password, we tried resetting it. Yahoo says: Looks like we can't recover your account online. Please visit our help site to get back in. What now? We ...
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How can I whitelist a domain in Yahoo Mail?

As you know we can add some emails in Yahoo Contacts to receive their emails in our inbox. Usually I receive email from different people from the same domain, for example: p1@example.com, p2@example....
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How do I turn off keyboard shortcuts in Yahoo! Mail?

I have a big problem with writing mail in Polish because all diacritic symbols are achieved by right alt+letter and this interferes with Yahoo shortcuts. Is there a more convenient way than editing ...
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Yahoo mail password recovery

I have this situation where I can only access my yahoo e-mail account on my iPhone. However I forgot my password and I have no back-up solution to this situation; My secondary email is no longer ...
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Permanently enable plain text mode in Yahoo! Mail

The last button (icon) in the image below is Switch to Plain Text mode. It fits perfectly with my needs. How can I permanently switch to plain text mode? (If there is no such feature, I guess I ...
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Move sent emails from Outlook to Yahoo server

I have a Yahoo email account on Outlook Express which uses POP3. I want to know how to upload all the emails I have in my sent folder to Yahoo server since now I want to manage my emails with IMAP. I ...
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Can one disable message truncation in Yahoo mail?

Currently, Yahoo mail presents only the beginning of long emails followed by the message: This message has been truncated on the left hand side and a Show Full Message button on the right hand side. ...
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Importing contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and Facebook [closed]

I need to import my contacts from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and Facebook and many more. I am aware of the Google APIs. Are there any libraries which allow me to import all the contacts or should I dirty ...
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Yahoo Mail classifies Email sent from my account to myself as Spam

I create a new account in Yahoo Mail. All was jolly good for a while until I (for some strange reasons) email myself a list of things to do. The email is sent successfully after asking me to verify ...
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How to clean up thousands of Facebook notification emails in Yahoo mail box?

Currently, my Yahoo mail box is full of Facebook notification messages. I tried to create a filter to move them to a separate folder but it is not applicable for current messages already in the inbox ...
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Understanding Yahoo! Security Warnings

For the past couple of days I have been receiving emails from Yahoo! claiming they have stopped unauthorised access to my account. Someone attempted to sign in to your Yahoo! account from an app ...
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How to find Yahoo email that does not contain 'facebook' in subject or in message body?

I want to find the messages that do not contain the term facebook in my Yahoo inbox. How can I do that?
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How can I disable the shortcuts feature in Yahoo! Mail?

Lately I've noticed that Yahoo's shortcut feature has come back (presumably because a cookie or account setting got flipped). I tried finding the setting to disable it but alas, no luck. I have ...
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Yahoo email transliteration from English to Thai

Someone asked me if he could email from Yahoo-mail using transliteration from english to Thai (i know this is possible in Gmail). I couldn't convince him to change his email to gmail, (not being very ...
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Go directly to inbox when logging into Yahoo! Mail instead of the “What's new” page

Where can I set up my Yahoo! Mail to automatically take me to my inbox instead of displaying the page that lists all the new items on the "What's New" page? I want to disable that landing and arrive ...
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Yahoo! email account is sending spam to my old contacts, what do I do?

An old Yahoo! email account of mine is sending out viagra spam and advertisements to all the contacts in that account's address book. I'm not the one getting spammed, my friends are. A friend ...
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Is there a way to filter messages into a certain folder in Yahoo! Mail?

Is there a way to filter messages into a certain folder in Yahoo! Mail (much similar to what is available in Gmail)?
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Bulk removing future-dated e-mail from Yahoo! account

My Yahoo! email account gets a lot of e-mails "from the future" (i.e. spam) that has the sent date in year 2038. How do I easily remove these kind of e-mails? (there are several thousand of them and ...
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Free email portal with forwarding feature [closed]

I'm looking for a free email portal that supports forwarding my mail to my main email for free. What are some good solutions? Gmail doesn't work because all the memorable email addresses under 10 ...
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How can I permanently delete my Yahoo mail account?

How can I permanently delete a Yahoo mail account? Also, what will happen to any messages sent to this address?