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Add, edit, or delete notes in Yahoo Notepad

If you've ever written down something important on a piece of paper, only to lose it the next day, then Yahoo Notepad is perfect for you! Save that important memo, funny joke, scrumptious recipe, and your to-do list in Yahoo Notepad and access them from any computer by signing in to your Yahoo Mail account.

Add a note

New notes will be saved as "Unfiled" by default. To help you stay organized, create a Notebook.

  1. From Yahoo Mail, click the Notepad icon Image of the Notepad icon in Yahoo Mail..
  2. In the left column, click New Note.
  3. Press Backspace or Delete to remove the "New Note" text.
  4. Enter a title.
  5. Click below the title to compose your note.
  6. Click Save.

Edit a note

  1. From Yahoo Mail, click the Notepad icon Image of the Notepad icon in Yahoo Mail..
  2. Click a note's title to open it.
  3. Make your changes and click Save.

Delete a note

This can't be undone - deleted notes don't move to your Trash folder. Once they're deleted, they can't be recovered.

  1. From Yahoo Mail, click the Notepad icon Image of the Notepad icon in Yahoo Mail..
  2. Click a Notebook to view its notes.
  3. Click a note's title.
  4. Click Delete twice.