How to Create Yahoo Mail Folders

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  1. Organize your messages with Yahoo Mail folders
  2. Create folders in Yahoo Mail
  3. How to add messages to folders
  4. Creating Folders in Yahoo Mail Basic
  5. Creating Folders in the Yahoo Mail App
  6. Add messages to folders in the mobile app

Organize your messages with Yahoo Mail folders

Creating Yahoo Mail folders is a convenient way to organize your emails. You can create separate folders for specific senders or public folders to store messages on a similar topic.

The instructions in this article apply to the web and mobile versions of Yahoo Mail. The desktop version of Yahoo Mail for Windows has been discontinued.

Create folders in Yahoo Mail

To create folders from a Yahoo Mail inbox:

  1. Scroll down the left pane and select new map tab folders

  2. Enter a name for the folder.

  3. Press key Input to save it.

Click on the folder name to open it. Hover your mouse over the folder name and then select the one that appears down arrow to open a menu with more options. For example, you can delete a folder, but only if the folder is empty.

How to add messages to folders

While viewing the message in a browser, select Movement then select the folder to which you want to send the message.

Instead of manually moving emails to a custom folder, consider setting up filters to automatically move them to the correct folders.

Creating Folders in Yahoo Mail Basic

Creating folders in Yahoo Mail Basic is a similar process. From your mailbox:

  1. Scroll down the left pane and hover over the tab folders and select the plus sign that appears (

  2. Enter a name for the folder.

  3. Press key Input to save it.

Creating Folders in the Yahoo Mail App

To create folders using the Yahoo Mail mobile app for iOS or Android:

  1. To touch hamburger menu (three horizontally stacked lines) in the top left corner of the app.

  2. Scroll all the way down in the menu and click Create a new folder

  3. Give the folder a name and then click Okay

  4. Your folder will appear under folders main menu.

Open a folder by tapping it once. Press and hold a custom folder to create subfolders, rename a folder, or delete a folder.

Add messages to folders in the mobile app

When viewing messages in the mobile app:

  1. Click three vertical dots to the right of the sender’s name.

  2. Select Movement

  3. Select the folder you want to send it to.

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