Switch back to the previous version of Yahoo Mail

Not ready to commit to New Mail? You can switch back from New Mail to classic mail. If you're already in classic mail, it's not possible to switch to an older version of Yahoo Mail.

Switch back to classic mail

  1. Go to your Yahoo Mail account.
  2. Click the Settings icon Image of the Settings icon. at the top-right of https://mail.yahoo.com (not the icon on this help page).
  3. Click Switch back to classic Mail at the bottom of the window.
  4. From the "Tell us why you want to leave" drop down menu, select a reason.
  5. In the provided field, enter additional comments.
  6. Click Switch back to classic Mail (only clickable if you do steps 3 and 4).

Image of the switch back screen.

Which version of Yahoo Mail am I using?

The bar above your mailbox has a distinctive look for each interface, similar to the images below.

New Mail:

Image of the top of the New Mail interface.

Classic mail:

Image of the top of classic mail.