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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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How do I remove myself from somebody's yahoo friends list?

In yahoo all the people who added me as a friend at some point of time(which may be back in 1999) can see me whenever I am online. Due to this issue I am always forced to go invisible in yahoo, if I ...
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Is there a way to create a Yahoo! account without having a cell phone that can receive SMS messages?

I'd like to create a Yahoo! account. The signup page won't let me proceed without entering a cell phone number, and it won't recognize my Google Voice number as a valid cell phone number. Is there a ...
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Is this Yahoo mail mobile form secure?

Using my android device I went to "mail.yahoo.com" on my web browser. It forwarded me to this page: http://mlogin.yahoo.com/w/login/user ... The page prompts me to enter my username and password, but ...
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Changing my primary email

Here is my problem, at one point in the past i created another Facebook account to give me more credits in a Facebook game. I used my personal email that i currently use every day. Now i have deleted ...
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How can I close my account on Yahoo! Answers?

Is there any straightforward way to do it? I'd also like to keep the original Yahoo! account.
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How to get a list of sites where I have used a yahoo openid?

I have been using my flickr url as my openid on a number of sites. Since I found out that my google profile can also serve as my openid I was thinking of changing all my registrations from flickr to ...
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How do I get rid of the infinite news feed on Yahoo home page?

Yahoo is my home page. Normally it shows a few news items in several categories. But now it shows a never-ending list of news items that seem to be in no particular order or categories. If I scroll ...
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Schedule an email to send at a specific date

How do you set up a service to schedule email sending? I want to send a mail on a specific date and I have tried Gmail, Yahoo! and Zimbra. I didn't find any options to send an email automatically ...
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How to connect Google Account to Yahoo Account?

So I have this name@ymail.com account at Yahoo and I also have a name@gmail.com account. I want to log into Yahoo Mail with the Gmail account using OpenID. However, the only option available in Yahoo ...
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Yahoo is asking me for security questions and I do not remember the answers to them.

I had an Yahoo account which I haven't accessed for months, and now when I try to log in again Yahoo asks me to answer two security questions, which I don't remember. Let's face it, everyone enters ...
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Creating Google+ Account without Gmail address

Google allows us to use many of its services without having a Gmail account. But when I visit Google+ and click on the "Sign Up" button, it asks to select a new username and create a new password. Is ...
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How can I create a Yahoo account using my existing email address?

Both Microsoft and Google allow you to create an account on their sites using your own email address instead of @live.com or @gmail.com. When you try to create a Yahoo account it allows you to choose ...
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Adding Yahoo contacts to Google Talk

How do I add Yahoo contacts to Google Talk? I have several people who don't have Gmail accounts and I'd like to be able to chat with them via Google Talk in my Gmail inbox.
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How to estimate the age of my Yahoo! Account

I'm trying to estimate how old my Yahoo! account is, but I can't find this information anywhere on my profile. Any idea on where this could be displayed or a way to guess it? Unfortunately, there's no ...
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How to retrieve a stolen Yahoo account's password?

One of my friends just got hacked on her PC and her Yahoo account password was stolen. Now the hacker use her account under her name for bad reason. He may have change alternative email, security ...
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How to reset Yahoo mail password when you forget secret questions but have email forwarding to another mail?

I have an old Yahoo e-mail address for which I forgot both the password and answers to secret questions. When I still knew the password, I have setup POP download on my current Gmail account so I can ...
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Using Yahoo! Pipes to download a web page given the URL isolated from an RSS feed

The RSS feed of a website gives only the link to the particular entry, to read which I have to open my web browser and go to the link. My aim is to use Yahoo! Pipes to retrieve this link from the ...
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Add non-Google login option to Flickr account

I signed up to Flickr using my Google account. This has become a major usability headache since I moved to China: While flickr itself is not blocked here, Google's authentication redirect dance (which ...
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E-mail user services deletion account policy for inactive accounts?

Is there any deletion account policy for web based email services like Yahoo, MSN or Gmail? For example if you don't access your account for a while will it be deleted?, will it be deactivated only? ...
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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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Cannot log into Delicious using Yahoo! ID as username

Since the revamp/relaunch of the Delicious site, I can no longer log in with my Yahoo! ID. Instead, I'm being asked for a Delicious ID. If I sign up, I will lose all my previous bookmarks. I have ...
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How to push Yahoo Small Business email to Gmail

How can I setup a push synchronization between my Yahoo Small Business account and my Gmail account? I would like Gmail to update my Yahoo inbox in real-time. I have the accounts set up, but Gmail is ...
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How do I mass-ban members in the new interface (neo) of Yahoo Groups?

Prior to switching UI to the "neo" interface, Yahoo Groups allowed us to enter several email addresses or Yahoo IDs and ban them (URL used to be at: ...
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Yahoo is treating my email address as a separate account, how can I merge the accounts?

I have a Yahoo account: myYahooAccount@yahoo.com. A year or so ago, I changed the primary email address on the account to myNewEmail@gmail.com. From then on, I always logged into my Yahoo! account ...
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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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Batch download photos from Yahoo Groups

I want to download a complete album from a Yahoo Groups group but can't find a way to do it on the webpage except of course to click each photos thumbnail one by one and download the full image from ...
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Yahoo! blocked my Yahoo! Answers account - How to delete answers posted by me

Yahoo! has blocked my Yahoo! Answers account (I am able to use all other services of the same Yahoo Account) because I posted answers such as "Ask this question on stackexchange.com"; now I do not ...
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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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Removed contacts reappear in Yahoo! Messenger (in webmail client)?

I've accessed Yahoo Messenger from it's web interface (within the Yahoo! webmail client) and now I see some contacts I've removed a long time ago from my list (using the Windows client). Any idea why ...
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Security of a Yahoo! ID Beyond Passwords?

I would just like to ask if there's a way to secure my Yahoo! ID information beyond passwords? What I mean is for example, Google has implemented a 2-way verification wherein, after a Google account ...
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Retrieving my Flickr password

A good year or so ago, I set up a Yahoo/Flickr account for myself mainly to reserve my username. I've tried logging in again and can't remember my password at all! Stupid of me, I know, but it's OK ...
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How can I export my RSS feeds from My Yahoo?

I'd like to switch readers, but I've got too many feeds to do setup a new reader manually. Is there a way to export my RSS feeds from My Yahoo to another reader?
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How to retrieve forgotten Yahoo! Mail password

I have forgotten my Yahoo! Mail account password. What is the procedure to retrieve my password? Note that I'm not asking where the link is. I want to learn about the procedure (i.e. if they ask me ...
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Tumblr's current NSFW policy for adult blogs

It's my perception that there were so many policy changes about adult content after Yahoo! acquired Tumblr that I don't know what's currently the real deal. What's Yahoo's definitive policy about NSFW ...
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Prevent Yahoo! to ask me again about changing the theme

After the latest design changes (Metro style) when going to Y!Mail page, Yahoo asks me two things: to upgrade change my browser (I click "Continue without upgrading"): to personalize my inbox ...
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Where can I search the web for sites that are hotlinking JavaScript from a particular domain?

Similar to Google's inanchor: operator, I'm looking for a search engine that will let me search for sites that are using a particular JavaScript. For instance I would like to search to compare the ...
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Flickr and/or Yahoo account for a company or institute

I want to set up a Flickr page for an institute, but if want to fill in the sign up form I have to fill in birthdate, gender, surname and so on. Should I fill in fake data or is there a smoother way? ...
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Are there any services that will update Google Latitude from Yahoo Fire Eagle?

I'm looking for a web application that will update my Google Latitude location every time I update my Yahoo Fire Eagle location. I checked the Fire Eagle application gallery and didn't find anything ...
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How can I unlink my Facebook account from a closed Yahoo account?

My old Yahoo account has been closed. So, I can't log in with it to unlink the Facebook account or change anything. But I'd like to link the Facebook account to my new Yahoo account.
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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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How to list the sites I've authenticated with using a Yahoo OpenId?

Along the same vein of this question, is there any way to list the sites authorized with a particular Yahoo openId account?
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How can I recover my Yahoo email?

I have had an email address for a long time but have not used for a while. I want to sign into Yahoo now, but it asks me a security question. I have forgotten the answer to this security question. I ...
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Cannot edit Yahoo Profile for a week

When I try to edit my profile on http://profile.yahoo.com, it keeps giving this error: This action could not be completed because we are currently under maintenance. Sorry for the inconvenience. ...
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How to remove recovery/default email addresss

Someone has been trying to access my Yahoo Mail account through password recovery. I changed the password, so this is no longer a problem, but as I was going through "I forgot my password" recovery ...
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When I login in Yahoo Mail, I am logged out automatically from Messenger. How to stop that?

When I login in Yahoo Mail, I am logged out automatically from Messenger (the real one). That's because I appear in Yahoo Mail Chat list. How to stop that, that is how to stop being logged out from ...
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Importing to GMail from Yahoo! Mail Plus takes forever

I've decided to migrate over to GMail, so of course I would like to migrate my old Yahoo emails and forward Yahoo mail to GMail for a few months until the transition is complete. (Yes, I've already ...
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Why has my Yahoo Mail account been compromised?

I found a post regarding Yahoo Mail "Strongly Believed to Be Compromised", and it was exactly my case. I logged into my Yahoo mail account from China and I received a security alert stating ...
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How to retrieve the lost password for my email account?

Is there a way to retrieve an email account password? I've tried calling the company myself but they need the answers to the security question... of which were created 7 years ago along with the ...
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Y! Pipes: Fetch multiple feeds, after using string replace on Feed URL?

Here's what I'm trying to do: I have a private or user defined string. I would like to define a list of URLs, such as: http://example.com/?item={REPLACE_ME} http://example.net/?item={REPLACE_ME} ...