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Use gestures in the Yahoo Mail app for iOS

In your mailboxes, gestures make it easy to do the most often-used actions. These gestures can be customize through the app's settings and used throughout your inbox.

The default setting for gestures is set to have a left swipe delete an email or conversation, while a right swipe will mark it as read or unread. These swipe gestures can be customized if you prefer different actions.

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Settings Image of the Settings Icon.
  3. Tap Swipe actions.
  4. Tap Choose right swipe action or Choose left swipe action.
  5. Tap the action to set for left or right swipes.