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Get notifications from the Yahoo Mail app

Never miss out on what's important. Turn on notifications to get alerted as emails arrive or if there's breaking news. You'll need to enable the feature both from within the app and in your device settings.

Step 1: Turn notifications on in the Yahoo Mail app

  1. Tap the Menu icon Image of the Sidebar menu icon..
  2. Tap Settings Image of the iOS Yahoo Mail app Settings icon..
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Slide the option you want enabled to the right.

Step 2: Turn notifications on in the device settings

Enable device notifications for Yahoo Mail on Android

  Steps vary per device - Contact your device manufacturer if you need more specific instructions.

  1. Open your device settings.
  2. Tap Applications.
  3. Tap Application manager.
  4. Tap Yahoo Mail.
  5. Select Show notifications to enable it.

Enable device notifications for Yahoo Mail on iOS

  1. Open the device's settings app.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap Yahoo Mail.
  4. Slide the Allow Notifications option to the right.
  5. Decide how you want to be notified, then slide those options to the right:
    • Show in Notification Center
    • Sounds (hear a sound or feel a vibration depending on your sound settings)
    • Badge App Icon (see an unread message counter on the app)
    • Show on Lock Screen