Clearing the Security Breach Alert

If you're contacting us because you're unable to clear the security breach alert, click the X in the upper-right hand corner or press the escape key on your keyboard to clear the message. This should clear the alert and allow you to view your mail.

Search for messages in Yahoo Mail

If you need to find an email fast, searching your mailbox is the way to go. Enter simple search terms in the search bar or locate hard to find items using Advanced Search.

  Spam folder - Search results won’t show items in the Spam folder.

Image of Yahoo Mail search bar.

  1. In the search bar at the top, click the Search Options icon Image of the Search Options icon..
  2. Click Advanced Search at the bottom of the list.
  3. Enter your search criteria, and optionally limit your results by any of the following:
    • Specific folder
    • Date range
    • Attachment type
  4. Click Search Mail.

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