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

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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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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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Unable to access Yahoo! mail without phone number

I have my Yahoo! account. I know my password and ID but when I try to access it, it requires my phone number. Unfortunately that phone number been lost. I haven’t linked it on my other Yahoo! mail ...
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Log in to Yahoo! Mail using Google account or adding existing Yahoo ID to Google account

I want to use my Google account to log in to Yahoo account or email ID. So I want to link my Google account to the existing Yahoo account. I read the answer at this link: How to connect Google ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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! 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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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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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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using Yahoo Messenger to send SMS

When using Yahoo Messenger to send SMS, I get: Sorry, but Yahoo! Messenger is currently unavailable. Please try again later. I receive this error message after step three below: To send SMS ...
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Forgot my Yahoo! mail password

I forgot my Yahoo! mail password and I am very interested in accessing and maintaining my Yahoo! mail account because it contains a lot of data since 2003. What can I do to recover or change my Yahoo! ...