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Get notifications from the Yahoo Mail app

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

Step 1: Enable notifications in your device settings

For Android devices

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

  1. Go to device Settings.
  2. Tap Notifications and Apps.
  3. Tap Yahoo Mail.
  4. Tap Notifications.
  5. Tap the Show notifications toggle button.


For iOS devices

  1. Go to device Settings.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap Yahoo Mail.
  4. Tap the Allow Notifications toggle button.
  5. Tap the toggles to enable the different kinds of notifications.


Step 2: Enable notifications in the Yahoo Mail app

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap to enable notifications for All messages & features or Just the categories I choose.
  4. If you select Just the categories I choose, tap the toggles to enable the types of notifications you’d like to receive.