Turn Desktop notifications on or off for Yahoo Mail

It's useful at times when you're waiting for an important email to have notifications on so that while Yahoo Mail is open in a browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Safari) tab, you'll see a pop-up every time you get a new email. Turn on notifications and browse worry-free on your PC without checking your email every 5 minutes.

Turn notifications on or off

  1. Click the Settings icon Image of the Settings icon. | click More Settings Image of the More icon..
  2. Click Notifications.
  3. Toggle Desktop notifications on Image of the 'toggle settings on' icon..

Enable browser notifications in Mac Settings

  1. Click System preferences.
  2. Click Notifications & Focus.

Make sure that you have the notifications in your system enabled in addition to accepting the prompt within the browser itself and follow the steps to enable notifications for your chosen browser.