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If I close my Gmail account will somebody be able to register my previous mail address?

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. ...
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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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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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Why is Yahoo! telling me to pay $100 to unlock my hacked email account?

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 ...
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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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4 votes

Forgot my Yahoo! mail password

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 ...
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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 filter out exact phrases in an email filter?

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, ...
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Is there a way to forward my Yahoo mail to my Gmail account without paying?

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 ...
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How to permanently get rid of the Yahoo Extension overlay

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 ...
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How to use a folder in Yahoo mail?

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 ...
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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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Yahoo! email signup without mobile phone

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 ...
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Yahoo Inbox email Preview has text which is missing in Normal view

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 ...
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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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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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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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In Yahoo Mail, can I create subfolders?

If you can setup an email client (e.g., Thunderbird or MS Outlook) that accesses your Yahoo mailbox via the IMAP protocol, you can setup subfolders on that email client. The subfolders will show up ...
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Cannot delete batches of mail in Yahoo! (they just show as crossed out)

I don't know if this is a bug or what, but I tested and it worked like this: When an email is in trash, it appears as crossed in search results. When you empty the trash a deleted message shouldn't ...
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How do I view headers in Yahoo Mail?

The "More" menu shows that sometimes when you're looking at a list of email. There's a bug in Yahoo Mail whether it shows that menu or the fuller one, when viewing a list of email. I find that if I ...
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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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Is there a way to delete all Yahoo mail at once?

As variant, you can use some IMAP client, like Thunderbird, and move all messages from inbox to trash folder. You can get the IMAP Server settings from Yahoo help.
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How to permanently get rid of the Yahoo Extension overlay

If you use AdBlock Plus, add the following to your "Add Your Own Filters" list: us-mg5.mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-msgbox us-mg5.mail.yahoo.com##.uh-dmos-msgbox us-mg5.mail.yahoo.com###uh-dmos-...
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How to change the default font size of my emails on Yahoo Mail?

In the top right corner of yahoo mail hover over the gear, and select "settings" from the menu that appears. On the menu that loads from clicking "settings" you should select "Writing email" in the ...
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How can I turn off the new "News Feed" in Yahoo! Mail?

Here's something that worked for me, using Adblock Plus 2.6.6 and Firefox 34.0.5 on Windows 8.1. YMMV. Make sure Adblock is enabled for Yahoo! Mail. (I had it disabled, because I use the ad-free paid ...
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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 do I attach a Google Doc to a Yahoo e-mail

If you want to send a copy of the actual file, then you need to download it (presumably to a format that some other desktop software can read, eg Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc), and then attach the ...
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Are Yahoo mail TLDs interchangeable?

The two domains do not appear to be linked. Have you tried as an emergency solution, to register the same username for the .com domain? You should be able to test the function yourself by sending an ...
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