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Standard folders and custom email folders in Yahoo Mail

When you first sign up to create a Yahoo email account, five folders will automatically be added for email functionality: these are the Yahoo Mail inbox, Drafts folder, Sent folder, Spam folder, and Trash folder; this tutorial will give you a brief overview of the purpose of each of these standard folders. But, like Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo Mail also allows you to create custom email folders to organize your messages the way you want to.

The five Yahoo Mail standard folders

Here is a description of the purpose and traits of each of the folder that are part of any Yahoo email account. These standard email folders cannot be deleted nor  renamed.

The five standard email folders in Yahoo Mail

Custom email folders in Yahoo Mail

The world would be a messy place if Yahoo Mail didn't allow you to organize the mass of email messages that land in your inbox. Fortunately, you can create custom email folders to store messages by category, sender, topic, etc. The nice thing about these custom email folders is that you set the tone, and customize your webmail experience to fit your organizational skills and tastes; learn how to create a folder in Yahoo Mail.

Custom email folders in Yahoo Mail account

Unlike the five standard folders, here are things you can do with custom email folders: rename an email folder or delete an email folder. Yet another Yahoo Mail tutorial will explain how to empty an email folder, which can be done for all folders, one way or the other!

Yahoo Mail Tutorial Create Yahoo email account YM Login + Sign in settings Sign out of your email account Send & Receive Emails Read emails + Reading Pane Mark emails as Unread or Read Reply to an email message Reply to multiple email senders Setup mail forwarding Check for new emails Bcc email recipients Add a picture to an email Stationery / custom background Change theme (or switch back) Insert emoticons smiley faces Send an email as plain text Select multiple email messages Send email attachments Download email attachments Change importance/priority level Request a read receipt Find emails with YM Search Print an email message Spam + Junk Mail Options Spam & Junk Mail in YM Mark emails as spam (junk mail) Block senders and emails Mark email senders as safe Configure junk mail settings Yahoo Mail Contacts Add a contact Delete a contact Import contacts in Yahoo Backup or export contacts Create a contact category Print your contact list Inbox and Email Folders Standard and Custom Folders Yahoo Mail Inbox Yahoo Mail Drafts folder Yahoo Mail Sent folder Yahoo Mail Spam folder Yahoo Mail Trash folder Create a folder Rename a folder Delete a folder Empty an email folder Configure YM Settings Change colors / theme Reset your password Change Yahoo password Change display name in YM Add a signature to emails Yahoo Mail Tips and Tricks Switch between Yahoo Mail Classic and All-New Mail All new Yahoo Mail Beta 2010 Opt out of Yahoo Mail Beta Upgrade to Yahoo Mail Plus Yahoo Facebook integration Send a YouTube video by email Mail server settings View email headers Screen resolution problem
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