Stop spam and junk mail in the Yahoo Mail app

If your Inbox is getting cluttered with spam and junk mail (mailing lists and retail ads), you can use these helpful tips to help get your Inbox back under control.

Filter out spam

Spam is irrelevant, inappropriate, or malicious email. Our spam filters try to keep spam out of your Inbox, but they don't catch everything. Flag an email as spam to help train the filter.

  1. Tap an email to open it or select multiple emails.
  2. Tap the More icon Image of the More icon. (iOS) or Image of the More icon. (Android).
  3. Tap Mark as spam Image of the Spam icon..

You can add reminders to any message, with the ability to add a customized note, as well as select the date and time you'd like to be notified.

Unsubscribe from mailing lists and retail ads

When you enter your email address on someone's website, you may unknowingly subscribe to their mailing list. You can often unsubscribe from their mailings within the email.

  1. Tap an email to open it.
  2. Tap the More icon Image of the More icon. (iOS) or Image of the More icon. (Android).
  3. Tap Unsubscribe.

If there's no unsubscribe option, you can flag the message as spam.