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Activities available via email in Yahoo Groups

Don't have access to the web? There are still a bunch of actions you can perform in Yahoo Groups via email.

Full list of email commands

  Important: Replace "groupname" with the actual name of the group in each of these commands (e.g., pastry_chefs-subscribe@yahoogroups.com). 

To use these commands: you don't need to be a member of the group you're emailing.

  • Join a group: Send a blank message to groupname-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
  • Receive general help information: Send a blank message to groupname-help@yahoogroups.com
  • Contact a group's owners and moderators: Send a message to groupname-owner@yahoogroups.com

To use these commands: you'll need to be a member of, or subscribed to the group you're emailing, and to send the email from your group member account email address.

  • Unsubscribe: Send a blank message to groupname-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
  • Post a message: Send your message to groupname@yahoogroups.com
  • Create a photomatic (photo) album: Send an email with your photos attached to groupname@yahoogroups.com
    • The subject line of your email will become the album title.
  • Put message delivery on hold: Send a blank message to groupname-nomail@yahoogroups.com
  • Change email delivery to Daily Digest: Send a blank message to groupname-digest@yahoogroups.com
  • Change email delivery to individual emails (instead of digests): Send a blank message to groupname-normal@yahoogroups.com

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