The classic version of Yahoo Mail will soon be discontinued. - At that time, you'll be upgraded to the latest version of Yahoo Mail or basic Mail, depending on your browser's compatibility. Learn more about the latest version of Yahoo Mail at https://upgrade.mail.yahoo.com/.

Can I switch back to the previous version of Yahoo Mail?

It's no longer possible to switch back to the classic version of Yahoo Mail. It has been discontinued. There are currently 2 versions of Yahoo Mail for desktop web browsers that you can use: Basic Mail and the full-featured Yahoo Mail.

What's the difference between Basic Mail and the full-featured Yahoo Mail?

  • Basic Mail is a simplified version, containing significantly less features, designed to run better on unsupported or outdated web browsers.
  • The full-featured Yahoo Mail will, of course, have all the bells and whistles that you're used to, in addition to any new features and enhancements we release.

Which version of Yahoo Mail am I using?

The top-right section of the interface, where your name is displayed, has a distinctive look for each interface, simlar to the images below.

Basic Mail:

Image of the top of Basic Mail.

The full-featured Yahoo Mail:

Image of the top of the New Mail interface.

How do I switch between Basic Mail and Yahoo Mail?

Review our Basic Mail overview to learn how to swtich between Basic Mail and the full-featured Yahoo Mail.