Questions tagged [yahoo-mail]

A free email service by Yahoo!. It currently supports POP3 and IMAP.

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What are the SMTP and POP settings for yahoo mail to use in outlook (in 2020)?

I have set up hundreds of email accounts in my life and do not understand what is going on with yahoo mail. So first question - is yahoo free email still allowing the use of POP/SMTP services? My ...
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Someone attached themselves through messenger to my private email pdf to receive?

Someone attached themselves directly to my private email message to receive a copy of my pdf form on their messenger, when messenger shows they are not a contact to send to or receive? I did not do ...
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Why doesn't Yahoo Mail let you delete “base name”?

I know Yahoo Mail doesn't let you, but why not? This isn't rocket science!!! Create, use, edit, or delete disposable email addresses in Yahoo Mail | Yahoo Help - SLN28338 Disposable email addresses ...
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Yahoo dail is blurred out

I am wondering if anyone has seen this before. Using a browser (have tried Chrome and IE) the email list is blurred out. Cannot read, delete or navigate when this occurs. Thanks in advance.
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Retain formatting when pasting into Gmail & Yahoo Mail on Firefox

I tend to write somewhat complex responses to friends that include bold and italics as well as font size and color changes (not available here?). I take my time and do it offline using Word or ...
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How can I access Yahoo mail when I cannot access the account on the phone either?

My father has problems logging in to his yahoo mail account and I can't seem to solve the problem either. Here is what I do and what happens: I access the mail.yahoo.com address and type my dad's ...
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How can I delete an old Yahoo account?

When I send or forward an email it sends it from an old Yahoo account that I never use. I have been unable to delete the account and the email bounces back.
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Delete THOUSANDS of unread messages in Yahoo without scrooling down

Is there a way to delete all of unread yahoo emails (>110k) without scrolling down? It seems none of How can I select all unread messages on the new version of Yahoo Mail? works.
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Yahoo - “Uh oh - we can't recover your account online because there are no other options on file for your account.”

Question is as in title. I'm not trying to recover my account at all. I'm just trying to sign in to my yahoo mail account, and whenever I enter the email address and press enter, I get the above ...
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Delete Yahoo mail top contact and suggested searches

I need to know how to delete Yahoo mail top contact and suggested searches in Yahoo search bar.
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Recuperation of my Yahoo account

I've change my phone No and my computer, now I can't get to my yahoo account because I forgot to update my recuperation information, what can I do?
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If my Yahoo mail is unused for years, will someone be able to register my previous mail address?

I signed for Yahoo mail, and made a Facebook account using it years ago. I suffered a head injury, which made my memory really bad. Now, I have no way of remembering that email address, and that FB ...
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Yahoo: forward all emails to another email address, and delete them

I'd like to forward all emails incoming to my Yahoo email. This method works: Click Settings Image of the Settings icon.. Click More Settings. Click Mailboxes. Click the primary mailbox ...
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Many of my Yahoo emails are going directly into my Trash folder instead of my Inbox

I tried to Google an answer, but all I got was that a filter must be sending emails directly to Trash and that I should go to Filters and delete those filters I didn't want. When I went to Filters, ...
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Yahoo Email - Archive empty. Emails lost. How do I recover emails?

Yahoo Email - Archive empty. Emails lost. How do I recover emails? I open an email, and hit a Folder button at bottom of email. Thought it was Archive, not sure where email went. Archive is empty.
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How to either disable account key or update information in Yahoo

I have Yahoo mail and lost the cell phone that was registered to receive the code to sign into my email instead of using the password. I just keep getting into this endless circuit and cannot update ...
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Will Apple ID password also be changed automatically?

There is an apple id testmail@yahoo.com and a MacBook has been signed in with testmail@yahoo.com. Recently yahoo account (testmail@yahoo.com) password has been changed. Please let me know, by default,...
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Remove a content from the yimg

My CV is uploaded on a website called Yimg without prior permission and I have no idea how this happened. The URL is like this: https://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/3434348397/1898894793/name/fileName.pdf ...
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In Yahoo Mail, how can I change the “base name” of a disposable email address

In Yahoo Mail, it's possible to create "disposable" email addresses consisting of two parts, an arbitrary "base name" and a "keyword". Once set, is it possible to delete and start over with a ...
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How do I close / get rid of the right hand column in Yahoo! mail?

How do I close / get rid of the right hand column in Yahoo! mail? I've put a red box around what I want to remove. It's just using up space on the screen unnecessarily.
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How to get @yahoo.nl instead of @yahoo.com?

I have a Twitter and recently Twitter asked me to reset my password, my email was a Yahoo mail that ended with .nl It was fake, and so I have to make an account now. However, Yahoo keeps on showing ...
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Yahoo Mail: Search knows old emails exist but they can't be shown

A family member has a problem with Yahoo Mail that is new to me. All her emails older than a couple of weeks ago no longer appear in her inbox-- sorting newest to oldest does not scroll past a certain ...
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I do not receive Yahoo Account Key on my mobile number

I did not receive the account key to my Yahoo mail. Usually, I receive but recently I did not. I have access to my mobile number but the message with account key never comes even after the page says ...
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How to Remove a “Yahoo!” Alias?

As it can be noticed in the following Screen-Shot, I have discovered that I still have a Yahoo! Alias that I hoped that I deleted quite a while ago. I am talking about the Varada_PRADA alias. This ...
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How to copy and paste multiple email addresses into Yahoo Mail

For the new Yahoo Mail (June 2017 version), I cannot figure out a way to copy and paste multiple email addresses when composing a new email. I tried delimiting with semicolons, commas, and spaces, but ...
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How to retrieve Yahoo! security questions and answers

I forgotten my Yahoo! security questions and answers, how can I get back it?
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How to disable Yahoo! Mail account key

I want to revert to just using my password again. How can I turn off the account key login with My Yahoo that requires a code to be sent to a phone? If not, send it to my Gmail address? I've tried ...
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Characters in email displayed like: =E2=80=99

I sent out an email recently that gave the wrong character representations. The email itself is a newsletter sent out through Gmail and the issue doesn't seem to happen too often. The recipient sent ...
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Why does my email have random hyperlinks where there are none?

Just to elaborate on that, I typed out an email on Word and copied it to Yahoo Mail and I noticed that one paragraph had been hyperlinked automatically! There isn't supposed to be a hyperlink there! ...
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Email redirection from old address?

I have a mildly embarassing email address :D that I made when I was 14 years old. I would like to redirect all the email from that address to my actual email. Can I redirect all my email and then ...
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How to mark all emails as read in Yahoo Mail?

When I visit Yahoo! Mail in a desktop web browser, and I am using the "full-featured" and "newest" Yahoo! Mail interface, I don't see a way to mark all emails in all folders as "read." The only ...
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Yahoo! email acts very strangely after changing password

I just changed my account password. I can log into all other service of Yahoo!. But I just cannot log into the email service. I tried to access with browser it keeps asking for password though I've ...
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Synchronising one Yahoo! email account from another Yahoo! account?

I had connected a Yahoo! email (account 1) under another Yahoo! email (account 2). I accessed account 1 almost exclusively through this connection through account 2. Apparently, during the data ...
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Can email clients still connect to Yahoo safely?

When I logged on to the Yahoo Mail web interface it said that it is recommended to disable apps from connecting to it. When I did so, Outlook was no longer able to connect. Also, Yahoo claims to be ...
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Delete duplicate Yahoo e-mail account

I have two yahoo.com e-mail accounts. I'll refer to them as old@yahoo.com and new@yahoo.com. I'm able to login to my new@yahoo.com account and receive e-mails. (I recently changed the password after ...
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Is an email first sent and then copied to the sent folder, or the other way round?

I sent an email using Yahoo Mail. Their servers are rather slow from time to time and my browser just stood still. Nothing seemed to happen (I did not get the confirmation). So I decided to log out ...
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How do I remove the “medal count” in Yahoo! Mail?

For the Rio Olympics, there is a new "medal count" table below the list of folders: It bugs me. I want it gone.
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How to recover Yahoo! mail account [duplicate]

I still remember my Yahoo! ID and password but the problem is when I login, I'm asked to provide the security question which I already forgot the answer. I don't have any other recovery ways like "...
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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 that ...
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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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Missing emails in Yahoo! mail account

I am missing a few emails in my Yahoo! account. If it was sent to Spam and it deleted automatically after a week, it wouldn't delete automatically from the Trash folder as well, would it? Also, is ...
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Yahoo! emails lost

I was sent two emails to my Yahoo! account. I have checked all the folders in my Yahoo! email but have not found the emails. I know it was sent to the right email address because it had a bcc to my ...
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Yahoo! account hacked? Virus? Legitimate incoming emails are going to trash & save folders

My Yahoo! email account was working fine until I noticed an email from a co-worker bypassed my inbox all together and ended up in my trash file. I checked all my filters and blocked addresses and did ...
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How to reset forgotten Yahoo! password? [duplicate]

I forgot my Yahoo! password. I tried many times to recover it but I can’t. I called Yahoo! customer service who they said that I have to pay for it. Please help me to recover it.
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Yahoo Inbox email Preview has text which is missing in Normal view

I received a mail from a new contact and the Inbox Preview in Yahoo Web Mail shows this: I see text like Dear Sir Greeting. When I open the email to get the Normal view, there is no text ...
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How to determine email address used to subscribe to Yahoo Group?

I had a Yahoo account subscribed to a Yahoo Group. To this day I occasionally get a junk email as a subscriber to this group. I don't know what username and/or email address I used to create that ...
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Problem in logging my Yahoo! account

For the past three days, I have been unable to access my Yahoo! Mail account. The following is displayed upon each login attempt: "It seems that we can't recover your account online. Please visit ...
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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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Yahoo! email signup without mobile phone [duplicate]

How do I sign up for a Yahoo! email account without a mobile phone? Can't afford one on SSD.
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Someone signed in to Google services using my Yahoo email. What should I do now?

I don't remember having my Yahoo email used in any of Google services, but today someone just signed in using my Yahoo e-mail. I might just did use Google services with Yahoo email a long time ago. ...