What is basic mail?

If you're unable to see all of Yahoo Mail's features, you're likely using basic mail--a version of Yahoo Mail that offers basic email functionality like reading and writing email.

Basic mail doesn't include these advanced features

  • Font size or type options (formatting toolbar)
  • Photo slideshow
  • Autocomplete
  • Spell-check
  • Messenger
  • Calendar
  • Notepad
  • Themes

To use these features, switch to the full featured version of Yahoo Mail.

Reasons you'll see basic mail

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