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How to mark all emails as read in Yahoo Mail?

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 ...
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Selecting/Moving all messages in Inbox on Yahoo! Mail

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 ...
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Will Apple ID password also be changed automatically?

No. Apple have absolutely no clue what your email password is. It has nothing to do with iCloud, or your Mac. You are simply using that email as your AppleID. An AppleID doesn't even actually have to ...
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In Yahoo Mail, how can I change the "base name" of a disposable email address

I have been trying to change it too. It seems that you can't. The UI confused me and I ended up having a really stupid basename. See this link for more info. Important - Once you create a base name,...
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How to retrieve Yahoo! security questions and answers

I would fully expect that you cannot. That would be terrible security. The whole point of the security questions is to help you in case you forget your password. Remember: Yahoo has no idea who you ...
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Remove a content from the yimg

yimg.com is Yahoo's CDN service – it hosts any kind of static files that are part of their website, such as images, stylesheets, webfonts, or user uploads. Different subdomains have different purposes,...
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Characters in email displayed like: =E2=80=99

In your example text you use a typographic apostrophe, the one with a bit of a curve. ’ You should be using a typewriter apostrophe which is a bit more straight looking. ' As you noticed with the ...
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Understanding Yahoo! Security Warnings

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 ...
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Yahoo approving spam SPF to be sent from another email server

Yahoo doesn't use SPF to prevent spoofing Yahoo's SPF record is v=spf1 ptr:yahoo.com ptr:yahoo.net ?all. The last part is the only relevant one: ?all means that there is no SPF policy. In short, ...
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Selecting/Moving all messages in Inbox on Yahoo! Mail

Note, this appears to only work in the Classic view. In the newer version, even though emails are auto selected as you scroll, the move function (and other bulk functions) only moves those currently ...
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How to search and sort emails in the spam folder of Yahoo Mail

Try using the folder number 1 for inbox and 6 for spam to search the result the url will be https://mail.yahoo.com/d/search/keyword%3D%2520{put the search term }%26folders%3D6
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Yahoo! account hacked? Virus? Legitimate incoming emails are going to trash & save folders

Helped a friend figure this out yesterday. In Yahoo! Mail, click the little Gear symbol (top right) and select Settings. Then select Filters. Look carefully...is there a filter named simply . (...
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How to determine email address used to subscribe to Yahoo Group?

You'll need to check what's appearing in the X-Apparently-To header. On the email message: Click "More" Select "View Full Header" Full header popup will appear There should be a recognisable email ...
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How to mark over 17 thousand email messages read at once?

If you have them all in Inbox, hover over Inbox in the left-side menu, click on the caret and then click on Mark emails as read from the drop-down menu.
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How to recover Yahoo! mail account

You can try these links for contacting Yahoo! Support Team for help, Yahoo! Help Central Contact Yahoo! Customer Support Select the product you need help with Help for Yahoo! Mail Go to THIS LINK ...
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Understanding Yahoo! Security Warnings

It appears that these warnings are being generated from my chat/IM client (Trillian) as Yahoo are in the process of relaunching Yahoo Instant Messenger. I only discovered this when I installed the ...
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Delete duplicate Yahoo e-mail account

I was never able to contact anyone at Yahoo, but I did resolve the issue. The old e-mail account has been disabled, probably some time ago. I verified this by sending a test message to the account (...
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Yahoo: forward all emails to another email address, and delete them

A "Delete" filter works exactly as it should. I set up email forwarding to another email account and then set up a "Delete" filter. Any email containing "@" in the "From" field (which is basically ...
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How to mark all emails as read in Yahoo Mail?

With the latest Yahoo email you need to click the box of the email you would like to set as "Unread" and then go to the "Actions" button, select "Mark as Unread" and then ...
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Does Yahoo "deactivate" or "delete" accounts after 12 months of inactivity?

The mailbox gets de-activated - by that, all emails in your mailbox are deleted. The next time you login, the de-activated mailbox is re-activated and you start from scratch. Deletion implies that ...
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Can Yahoo! Mail accounts use a 2FA code generator authenticator app?

You can use an authenticator app now, but if you've already set up "2-step verification" with a phone number, you will need to disable it and set it up again. The instructions for setting up ...
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How to skip Yahoo! news page and go directly to inbox?

Access the URL for the subdirectory for Yahoo Mail at mail.yahoo.com rather than going to yahoo.com to access your account. This will redirect you to a cookied link to the login page if you are not ...
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If my Yahoo mail is unused for years, will someone be able to register my previous mail address?

Yes, if your account has not been used for years and has this yahoo.com extension, it may be available for use by new users. https://help.yahoo.com/kb/yahoo-email-site-sln15136.html
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How do I close / get rid of the right hand column in Yahoo! mail?

You can get rid of that column with a little bit of JavaScript. In Yahoo! Mail Basic, the following command will hide that column, making the content column (the middle column) extend to the right ...
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How to get @yahoo.nl instead of @yahoo.com?

If the e-mail service provider is not providing you with top-level domain (TLD) options of your choice (.nl) then it is not possible create an account with the said TLD, or any other TLD for that ...
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How to disable Yahoo! Mail account key

It took me a while to see the disable button. I wonder why Yahoo chose to keep it all the way down and hardly visible. Follow these steps and you will be free too because just like you, I dislike the ...
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Email redirection from old address?

You have to keep the account open. If you close it your redirection will immediately stop and your email address could eventually become available for someone else to register. This could lead to ...
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How to mark all emails as read in Yahoo Mail?

I found a way! Click on Unread Messages, then scroll all the way to the bottom of the messages, click on the "Select All" box and then click "Mark as Read" or the letter K. I'm doing this now, but I ...
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Synchronising one Yahoo! email account from another Yahoo! account?

What might be best if all your data is still on your old mailbox folder, backup what you have then delete it and do a full re-sync and check you have not got anything missing. Always best to backup ...
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Is an email first sent and then copied to the sent folder, or the other way round?

The "Sent" folder is a construct of mail clients, and the behavior of it is entirely dependent on what client you're using. At most a mail server might pre-create a folder named "Sent", but after ...
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