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

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How to login to YouTube using my 10 year old Yahoo! email?

I made an account on YouTube 10 years ago with a Yahoo! email id. How do I login to this account in today's date? I can only see a Google account login which obviously gives an error if you enter ...
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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 retrieve the lost password for my Yahoo 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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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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Changing Yahoo! keyboard shortcuts

I want to specifically change the "Delete" shortcut. I have the Chromebook and there is no Delete key, the Backspace won't delete the e-mails, and I don't feel pressing Shift + # Is there a ...
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Can Yahoo! Mail accounts use a 2FA code generator?

I would like to set up 2-factor authentication for an old Yahoo! account and @yahoo.com email address. Specifically the "code generator"-type Time-based One-Time Password (TOTP) based on RFC ...
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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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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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how to get yahoo to make my old email address available again? (I closed it but now I need it back)

I closed my yahoo email account and unfortunately now I need access to it because I'm trying to regain access to my old Twitter account which was associated with it. Twitter tells me that the ONLY way ...
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Is there a way to switch off this Yahoo feature/bug of it mixing up emails?

This is a longstanding Yahoo bug of mixing up emails when it tries grouping them. Is there a way to turn off this grouping of emails? (as yahoo clearly messes it up) I sent three completely different ...
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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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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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Can I forward an email without a recipient?

I seem to have somehow forwarded an email to myself, but there's no recipient! I don't understand what I did, and I can't replicate the behavior. Does anyone know what's going on? This is not a case ...
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Recover yahoo.ca account registered with a land-line phone

I have an old yahoo.ca email account registered long ago with our landline phone number - my memory is that you used to be able to have them call the line with the confirmation code read to you, or ...
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Cannot copy and paste in Yahoo!

When I highlight bcc from the email that was sent earlier - copy - paste some of the emails addresses turn pink, and the email is not being sent to that recipient. Any suggestions?
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Does Yahoo "deactivate" or "delete" accounts after 12 months of inactivity?

Does Yahoo delete email accounts due to inactivity? Yahoo deactivates email accounts and deletes email contents if the owner fails to sign in at least once in a year. But it does not delete the ...
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If a contact is deleted in Yahoo! mail, will it also delete the contact on the Android phone's contact list?

If a phone number is deleted off of Yahoo! mail, will the number also be deleted off of the Android device? If so, can the number reappear automatically or must it be reentered manually to reappear in ...
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Is it still possible to create mail aliases in yahoo mail?

I can see search results for it on google but they're pointing to non-existant help pages on the official yahoo help websites, I think the functionality has been dropped. I tried sending myself an ...
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How to retrieve deleted spam mails

I received an important mail in the spam folder and just as I hit the delete button, I realized its importance, Can I restore this mail ? Notice that I use Yahoo mail.
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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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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. Unfortunately, ...
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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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How to send an automated response to a blocked email in Yahoo!

I am currently using Yahoo! mail. Once I block someone, I don't receive an email from them. However, I want to send an automated reply to them as well to let them know that I have not received the ...
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Poorly formatted emails when forwarded from Yahoo! account to Gmail

My wife uses a Yahoo! account and will often forward emails to my Gmail account. When I get the emails they generally contain sparse text (multiple empty lines) and links/images are missing. Is there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to filter out exact phrases in an email filter?

I'm getting a bunch of spam emails along the lines of "Iphone, Get our new loans", "Iphone, subscribe to magazine" from completely different senders every single time, but the title is always a ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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In Yahoo Mail, how can I search through folders?

I have a folder with 1000s of emails. I'm looking for a particular email from 2011 I know is in this folder. When I try to search, Yahoo automatically redirects to my inbox, and searches the inbox. ...
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Yahoo approving spam SPF to be sent from another email server

I have a friend with a Yahoo mail account. She noticed that friends are receiving emails from her that contain spam links. I looked at the header for the email and it's clear that the emails didn't ...
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How to mark over 17 thousand email messages read at once?

I have over 17,000 unread email messages in my Yahoo Mail inbox. I tried to set all them as read by selecting Select All and then More → Mark as read (keyboard shortcut K) but it only marks less ...
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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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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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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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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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Why is Yahoo! telling me to pay $100 to unlock my hacked email account?

I got locked out of my email after someone in Houston, Texas hacked into it. I called a number for Yahoo! that no one else can seem to find and they told me that I had to pay $100 because my Yahoo! ...
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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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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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How to deal with spam mails in spam folder in Yahoo Mail

Lately, my spam folder has been invaded by various spam emails. I have to check the spam folder every day because there is a risk that some non-spam emails can fall into the spam folder. As the number ...
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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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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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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 ...