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Spam Folder

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Spam Folder

I am receiving an abundance of spam e-mails. I go to tools, block and they are continuing.  What am I doing wrong? Help.

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Re: Spam Folder

Greetings @cafarber


If the emails are already going to your Spam folder you can't block them.  Trying to block spam emails is a waste of time as the spammers can make small changes to bypass the blocks you are adding.  The better solution is to mark these emails as Spam so that Yahoo will recognize what is spam.


For Yahoo Classic
Manage spam and mailing lists in Yahoo Mail -

For New Mail
Manage spam and mailing lists in New Mail -


Are you trying to do this from a laptop, desktop, phone, or tablet?  What browser or app are you using to do this?  Are you using Yahoo Basic, Yahoo Classic, or the New Mail to view your email? 


For Yahoo Classic
Block and unblock email addresses in Yahoo Mail -

For New Mail
Block and unblock email addresses in New Mail -

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