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Keyboard shortcuts in Yahoo Mail

Use keyboard shortcuts in Yahoo Mail to get through your mailbox faster. Depending on which part of Yahoo Mail you're in, you'll have different shortcuts.

All shortcuts are formatted for Windows computers, but most will work on a Mac by substituting Cmd for Ctrl.

General commands

Keyboard shortcut Action
Delete Sends the selected messages to the Trash
E Archives the selected messages
M Check mail (jumps to Inbox)
Shift+M Check all mail (includes POP accounts)
N Compose a new email
V Toggle Preview Pane
S Search
Ctrl+Shift+S Turn on voice command
Ctrl+Shift+X Turn off voice command

Inbox

Keyboard shortcut Action
Up/Down Highlight the next message
Spacebar Check/Uncheck a message
K Mark as read
Shift+K Mark as unread
L Star/Unstar a message
Ctrl+A Select all messages in view
Ctrl+Up/Down Move focus up or down the list (preserving selection)
D Open Move menu
D then 1-9 Move message to one of your first 9 folders
Ctrl+Shift+E Create a new folder
[ Move to the previous tab
] Move to the next tab

Messages or Coversations

Keyboard shortcut Action
R Reply to a message
A Reply all to a message
F Forward a message
K Mark as read
Shift+K Mark as unread
L Star/Unstar a message
P Print message
Delete Delete message
Shift+C Add sender to contacts
D Open Move menu
D then 1-9 Move message (s) to one of your first 9 folders
Ctrl+Shift+E Create a new folder
[left arrow] Previous message
[right arrow] Next message
Comma Highlight the previous card in a conversation
Period Highlight the next card in a conversation

Compose

Keyboard shortcut Action
Ctrl+Shift+U Attach files (one at a time)
Ctrl+S Save as a draft
Ctrl+Enter Send message
Ctrl+U Underline
Ctrl+B Bold
Ctrl+I Italics
Alt+Shift+5 Strikethrough
Ctrl+Shift+E Center text
Ctrl+Shift+L Align Left
Ctrl+Shift+R Align Right

Attachment previews

Keyboard shortcut Action
[left arrow] Previous attachment
[right arrow] Next attachment
Up/Down Scroll through an attachment
Ctrl+F Switches to expanded view from side by side mode
Esc Returns to previous mode
Ctrl+[++] Zooms in on a document
Ctrl+[--] Zooms out on a document