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Archive and un-archive messages in Yahoo Mail

Quickly reduce Inbox clutter while still being able to keep all your email. Archiving a message moves it to the Archive folder for safekeeping. Change your mind? You can restore it any time.

Archive messages

  1. Open or select an email or conversation (you can select more than one).
  2. Click or tap the Archive icon.
    • Desktop - Image of the email archive icon.
    • iOS - Image for the Archive folder icon.
    • Android - Image of the Archive Icon

Un-archive messages

Want to retrieve an archived message? You can move archived emails back to your Inbox.

Restore archived email to your Inbox on your computer

  1. Click the Archive folder to open it.
  2. Open or select an email (you can select more than one).
  3. Click Restore to Inbox Image of the restore to inbox icon..

Move archived email to your Inbox in Yahoo Mail apps

In Yahoo Mail apps you can move messages from the Archive folder to your Inbox or any other folder.