Contact lists in Yahoo Mail

If you frequently email the same group of contacts, you can set up contact lists so you don't have to enter each email address individually. Contact lists are great for easily sending your family, close friends, co-workers, or community groups a message. 

First steps

Create a Contact List

  1. Select the contacts you want to group.
  2. Click Assign Contacts.
  3. Enter your list's name in the "New List" field. 
    - Examples: "Book Club", "Family", "Newsletter Group"
  4. Click Done.

  Did you know? You can also create a new list by entering its name directly into the "New List" field in the Contact List column.

Send emails to a Contact List

  1. Open a draft or new message.
  2. Enter all or part of the list name in the address field.
  3. Select the list from the drop-down.
    - All contacts in the list will be added to the field.
  4. Compose your email, click Send.

  Important: Contact Lists only insert the primary email address of a contact. If your contact has multiple addresses you want to insert, you'll need to create separate contacts for each address.

Manage your lists

It's easy to make changes to your Contact Lists.

Add contacts to a Contact List

  1. Select the contacts you want to add.
  2. Click Assign Contacts.
  3. Select the lists you want to include them on.
  4. Click Done.

  Keep it simple: You can also drag and drop selected contacts to the Contact List of your choice.

Remove contacts from a Contact List

  1. Select a Contact List.
    - Contacts within the list are displayed.
  2. Select the checkbox next to a contact. 
  3. Click Remove from list.
  4. Click Remove from list in the confirmation prompt.

Rename a Contact List

  1. Double-click the name of a list.
    - The name becomes highlighted.
  2. Enter a new name.
  3. Press Enter on the keyboard to save the changes.

Delete a Contact List

  1. Select the Contact List.
  2. Click Actions.
  3. Click Delete List.
  4. Click Delete in the confirmation prompt.

  Did you know? Deleting a Contact List does not delete your contacts.


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