If you are trying to switch back to Yahoo! Mail Classic, I will show you how to do it in this post. I have always liked the simplicity of the classic format, but one day I accidentally upgraded to the newer version. I wanted to like the newer upgrade because it is faster and it updates in real time, like Gmail. However, it was really hard for me to get used to using the new style. I didn’t like the tabs and a few other features.
So, I searched through Yahoo’s help sections and found out that there is no way to change it to the old setup. It used to be easy. You would just go into your settings and you could easily revert to the old version. Now those simple options are gone. However, there is still a way to get the older settings. Just follow the steps below.
For this tutorial, I am using Firefox (on a Mac).
First, open Firefox and log in to your account.
Go to the top left of your screen, click Firefox, then click Preferences.
This will open a window with options for you to click. Click the Content tab.
You will now be able to use your account the way you remember. This tutorial was for Firefox, however, the process is similar in other browsers.
If you are using Google Chrome, click Chrome on the top left of your screen, find Preferences and then click Settings. It should open a new tab with browser options. Click the link that says “show advanced settings” at the bottom. This will open more options. Scroll down to Privacy.
I’m not sure about the exact process to do this in Internet Explorer or Safari, but they should be similar.
Yahoo! has killed these steps with the new update.
1. Log in to your Y! account.
3. Refresh Y! account.
4. Return to previous version.
5. Refresh Y! account.
7. Enjoy your old settings again!
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