Yahoo! Mail Tips and Tricks

If you’re a Yahoo! Mail user, perhaps you should try using some of the tips and tricks and tips below in order to enhance your Yahoo! Mail experience.

Change the Yahoo! Mail Interface Color

The default Yahoo! Mail interface color is called “ocean”. However, you can actually change the color of the Yahoo! Mail interface by going to “Options” and then to “Colors”, located near the top right of the Yahoo! Mail interface, under the “Web Search” bar.

There are six different colors that you can choose from, including classic, ocean, chrome, tangerine, violet, grass, and bubblegum.

Adding Contacts

If you received an e-mail from someone that you would like to add as a contact, you can add them to your contacts list by simply dragging the e-mail from your inbox to your “Contacts” list on the right of the Yahoo! Mail interface.

Once you’ve dragged the e-mail over to the “Contacts” section, a box should appear where you can enter in details about the contact that you would like to add, such as their name, e-mail address, chat ID, and phone number.

Integrated Chat

If you’re someone who likes to chat with your contacts on Yahoo! Messenger, you can do so right from the Yahoo! Mail interface. If you already have contacts on Yahoo! Messenger, you should be able see your online contacts in the sidebar on the left, under the “Contacts” section.

If you would like to chat with one of your contacts, you can do so by simply clicking on their username, which will open a chat window where you should be able to chat with your contacts.

Receive E-mail from other Accounts

If you have more than one e-mail account, whether it be with Yahoo! Mail or another e-mail provider, you can add your other accounts to your Yahoo! Mail account, so that you can receive all of your e-mail in one place, providing that your other e-mail providers have POP support.

If you would like to set up a POP account with your Yahoo! Mail account, you can do so by going to “Options” and then to “More Options”.

From there, you should click on “Accounts” and then click on the “Add Account” button, where you should be able to set up your POP account.

Filters

If you’re someone who would like to organize your e-mail into folders, but don’t want to do it manually, you can set up filters to organize your e-mail for you.

If you would like to set up a filter, you can do so by going to “Options” and then to “More Options”. From there, you should click on “Filters” in the sidebar. After you’ve done that, you should click on the “Add Filter” button, where you should be able to create a new filter to sort your e-mail for you.

Hopefully these tips will help you to use Yahoo! Mail more efficiently, as well as have some fun doing so.

If you have any tips that you would like to share, please feel free to leave a comment below or use the “Contact” page.

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