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Create, delete, or rename folders in Yahoo Mail

Don't let a flood of messages add more stress to your already busy life! Create, edit, and delete folders with ease in Yahoo Mail to keep your email organized and manageable.

Create a folder

  1. Near the bottom of the left column, click New Folder.
  2. Enter a new folder name.
  3. Click the Save icon .

Create a subfolder

  1. Mouse over the folder you want to add a subfolder to.
  2. Click the Folder Options icon Image of the folder options icon..
  3. Select Create subfolder.
  4. Enter a new subfolder name.
  5. Click the Save icon .

Delete a folder or subfolder

  1. Mouse over the folder you want to delete.
  2. Click the Folder Options icon Image of the folder options icon..
  3. Select Delete folder.

Rename a folder or subfolder

  1. Mouse over the folder you want to rename.
  2. Click the Folder Options icon Image of the folder options icon..
  3. Select Rename folder.
  4. Edit the folder's name.
  5. Click the Save icon .