Yahoo notifications

See a red box and number with the bell-shaped icon in the header of a Yahoo page? That's an indication that you have a notification pending.

Notification types and triggers

  • Responses and feedback to comments you made on Yahoo articles.
  • Conversations you have with friends on Yahoo articles.
  • Feedback on your reviews of content on Yahoo, such as travel destinations and local businesses.
  • Yahoo Alerts that you have subscribed to, like Stock Quotes and Breaking News.
  • Important activity related to your Yahoo account, such as a password change.

Checking your notifications

  • Click the bell icon to open your notifications list.
    • A number with the bell icon is an indication that you have new notifications since you last checked them.
    • Once you have viewed the notifications list, you will no longer see the red box until you have received another notification.
  • Each notification offers you one or more buttons that let you take action related to the notification, such as accepting a conversation request or reading an article.

  • Notifications are only available in some Yahoo products.
  • You may also receive notifications as email messages.
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