Some Yahoo Small Business customers are experiencing issues setting up forwarding

We're aware that some customers are unable to verify email while setting up forwarding. Our engineers are working on a fix to restore functionality as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please go to our Status Page for the latest updates.

When are the Trash and Spam folders emptied?

Yahoo Mail regularly deletes the contents of the Trash folder. This is not a setting you can change. The Spam folder, however, empties at a frequency you set. Here's how.

  1. Sign in to Yahoo Mail.
  2. Mouse over the Settings menu icon  Gear Icon | select Settings.
  3. Click Security on the left.
  4. For "Empty Spam folder," select:
    • Once a week
    • Every two weeks
    • Once a month (default)
  5. Click Save.

  Manually empty the Spam or Trash folders - It's easy to empty the Spam or Trash folder. Learn how to empty your Trash. Learn how to empty the Spam folder.

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