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Fix problems with Yahoo Mail due to ad blocking software

Ad blockers insert code into your browser to block ads, which can negatively impact email performance and break functionality (such as accidentally hiding messages). We recommend unblocking Yahoo Mail to avoid facing these issues. Doing this will also unblock ads on Yahoo Mail.

Unblock Yahoo Mail in AdBlock Image of the Adblock icon.

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the AdBlock icon Image of the Adblock icon. at the top-right of your browser.
  3. Click Don't run on pages on this domain.
  4. Click Exclude.
  5. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Unblock Yahoo Mail in AdBlock Plus Image of the Adblock Plus icon.

Visit AdBlock Plus's site for more detailed info.

Chrome/Firefox/Edge

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the AdBlock Plus icon Image of the Adblock Plus icon. at the top-right of your browser.
  3. Click Enabled on this site, which should change to “Disabled on this site”.
  4. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Safari

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the AdBlock Plus icon Image of the Adblock Plus icon. at the top-left of your browser.
  3. Click Enabled on this site, which should change to “Disabled on this site”.
  4. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Unblock Yahoo Mail in AdRemover Image of the AdRemover icon.

Visit AdRemover's site for more detailed info.

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the AdRemover icon Image of the AdRemover icon. at the top-right of your browser.
  3. Click Don't run on pages on this domain.
  4. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Unblock Yahoo Mail in AdAware Image of the AdAware icon.

Visit AdAware's site for more detailed info.

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the AdAware icon Image of the AdAware icon. at the top-right of your browser.
  3. Click the power button
  4. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Unblock Yahoo Mail in Ghostery Image of the Ghostery icon.

Visit Ghostery's site for more detailed info.

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the Ghostery icon Image of the Ghostery icon. at the top-right of your browser.
  3. Click Trust Site.
  4. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Unblock Yahoo Mail in UBlock/UBlock Origin Image of the UBlock icon.

Visit UBlock's site for more detailed info.

  1. Go to mail.yahoo.com.
  2. Click the UBlock icon Image of the UBlock icon. at the top-right of your browser.
  3. Click the Power icon Image of the UBlock power icon.
  4. Refresh the Yahoo Mail page.

Adjust browser settings to allow ads in Yahoo Mail

Adjust other settings

  • Allow yahoo.com in any ad blockers.
  • Adjust the security setting of the browser to the default level.
  • Disable or remove browser extensions that may not have an Ad Blocker icon.
  • Unblock yahoo.com in any antivirus software, which may have built-in ad blocker.
  • Disable ad blocker on the home Internet router. Refer to the manufacturer's instruction manual.
  • Check all the icons in the browser navigation bar for a possible ad blocker, and disable/remove them.