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Short answer: Yes (at least if the sender used an email program). Long answer: Each email message contains a number of headers, which describe things like the sender's and recipients' email addresses, where the message originated from, and so on. As the message passes through SMTP servers, which relay it to the recipient(s), each of them adds a Received ...


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In Yahoo! Mail you can create disposable email addresses, but these are not automatic. You have to set these up ahead of time. Settings (gear icon) → Security → Disposable Addresses When you set it up you will be asked to choose a base name and as many as 500 different keywords. The format of the disposable email address will be like this: ...


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If there is no way in the settings then there is really not much else you can do about it. If you want to make a suggestion to yahoo they have a suggestions board here: Yahoo Suggestions Board


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I just managed to do this in a very round-about way on a fluke. Was so happy to have discovered it. Here's what I did: Go to inbox Click on "Unread" in left hand column At the top, you will now see the number of unread emails and an option to "refine" your search. Click on "refine" A box will pop up..here, you will change the search option that says "unread"...


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You have to check your spam messages one by one in Yahoo Mail if you want to make 100% sure you don't miss any real messages. So, There is no way to sort emails by their actual date/time in Yahoo Mail. Yahoo Mail does not let you search in Spam folder. I am a long-time Yahoo Mail user and I also have these problems.


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Yahoo is not trying to charge you $100 to recover your account. That's a scammer, possibly the person(s) who hacked your account in the first place. To recover your Yahoo account, click the link at the Yahoo login page that says "Can't access your account?". Then follow the instructions.


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On the far right edge of the inbox folder heading there is an arrow you can click on and select "mark as read" from the options ("mark as read" or "clean inbox"). Doing this actually marks all emails in inbox and all sub-folders of inbox at once, not page by page if you use CTRL+K or other mark as read options


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This topic is old, but the answer is, search for is:starred like in Gmail. (Maybe it wasn't available on Yahoo Mail at the time of asking the question.)


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There is no official way to add/remove columns from the reading panes lists. That particular column sorts the mails by read/unread. Your only option is to find a custom script that removes the respective icons or the column entirely.


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Google now has a 'Message Text Garbled?' item on this 'More' nav. Click it to see the plain text version.


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Just type is:unread in the search bar and click on Search mail. Then if you want to delete them all at once, click on Select all and Delete.


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It appears the local part / username of the email address must be 64 characters or less for it to be accepted by Yahoo! Mail. This restriction is not seemingly enforced by all providers, but it is in the spec here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Email_address#Syntax The format of email addresses is local-part@domain where the local-part may be up to ...


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I think I've found a solution - Yahoo! changed the turn off option from search box (question mark). You must go to the bottom of left menu (folders, etc.) and click settings icon of Applications and then find the Shortcut app and remove it. More information here


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Set your options (Gear symbol/Mail options) to show 200 messages per page. In the search box enter a key phrase from the emails. On the left side of the screen you can see a list of items you can use to filter the results (sender, folder, year, status). Sender Facebook might be a good one for you to select. At the top of the list of emails just to the left ...


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Go to Options → Mail Options. Under Behavior, check the Inbox: Show on startup box.


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Use the manipulated time fields to your advantage. Since no legitimate email would manipulate the time field just delete any email from the future. Yes it is a manual process, but that is the way every email system I have used works. The advanced search tool lets you pick the folders you want to search, you can select the spam folder. I have tested it and ...


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You can have a virus. The one that sends e-mails. If you have at least one spam e-mail try to track computers that had received it in Received header. If it tracks down to your computer - you are vulnerable. They can just use your e-mail when sending spam. Nothing you can do unless your mail provider (Yahoo) would use something like DKIM or SPF.


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Fortunately, Yahoo now provides free forwarding as per the following: Mouse over the Settings menu icon| select Settings. Click Accounts in the left pane. Click Edit beside "Yahoo account." Select Forward. Enter the address you want to forward your email to and select: Store and forward - Email is saved to your account and sent to the forwarding address. ...


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According to Yahoo search tips, you can use the - operator to exclude terms: -facebook


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Yahoo mail offers this as a feature of Mail Plus that is available at an extra cost.


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You can click the search field to get the drop-down to appear, then click "Advanced Search" which, among other things, gives you the option to search within a specific folder. Easier, though, might be to just use the in: search operator. in:folder-name search terms If your folder name has spaces in it, just enclose it in double-quotes: in:"folder name" ...


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Yahoo mail is protected with username and password and this is the primary security for your files and there in no way to encrypt the folder within your yahoo mail. Follow the below procedure to send the mails from particular address to your desired folder Select Options | Mail Options from the toolbar. Go to the Filters category. Click the + Add button. ...


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Kilrplatypus' solution is almost perfect. However, it has the sub-subdomain names in the rules (us-mg5) which is not constant. The more general filter rules are: mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-msgbox mail.yahoo.com##.uh-dmos-msgbox mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-overlay mail.yahoo.com##.uh-dmos-overlay mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-wrapper BTW, I just used it on a ...


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Go to Yahoo password recovery page and follow the instructions. In your case select the first option and click on Next. Enter your Yahoo ID, you will redirect to How would you like to recover access to your account? page with options to recover like: Send an email to alternatemailid Send a text message to : phone number Answer the security questions ...


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For a single phrase, you should wrap it in double quotation marks. "6 new updates and 2 invitations waiting for you on" If you have multiple exact phrases to test, use double quotes for each phrase, inserting a space between phrases to separate them (as opposed to a comma). "e-statement Notification Account Statement on" "08" 2009


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Now it is not possible to create an Yahoo! account without phone number. They have made it mandatory field to sign up for Yahoo!. From the Yahoo! help: Important: Your registration will not process without a valid mobile number.


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No, Google does not recycle email addresses. Google...has confirmed to Webwereld that it does not recycle unused accounts. Users can delete their accounts, but this "won't free up your username. Once you delete your Gmail address, you won't be able to use that same username (username@gmail.com) in the future," Google says on its site. (source) Yahoo! ...


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From my comment I don't know how Yahoo Email works but the preview text is very likely that comes from the email itself. The original email message could include several parts in order to make a message readable in text only email clients, to look fine in email clients that supports HTML and so on. It's very likely that the preview comes from the ...


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If you are concerned then be sure to change your password as the first step. There isn't much readily available information to find out what you want to know. However, log into your Yahoo! account and go to your "Account Information" page from the top right (below your name). You should be asked for your password again. When the page opens, click on the ...


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