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Turn notifications on or off from the Yahoo Mail app

Never miss out on what's important. Configure notifications by following the steps below to get alerted as emails arrive or if there's breaking news. If you want to get any notifications, you'll need to enable the feature from your device settings and in the app. In the app you can select the types of notification you'd like to get. 

Turn notifications on or off from 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 to enable or disable notifications.

For iOS devices

  1. Go to device Settings.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap Yahoo Mail.
  4. Tap the Allow Notifications toggle button to enable or disable notifications.

Turn notifications on or off from the Yahoo Mail app

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap to enable or disable 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.

Turn notifications on or off for Coronavirus updates

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap the Coronavirus updates toggles to enable or disable notifications.

Turn notifications on or off for NFL live games

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap the toggle under Videos to enable or disable notifications for NFL live game updates.