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Email storage

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Email storage

Hi, I seem to have lots of storage space however when searching for emails nothing is returned prior to 2014.  Does Yahoo delete old emails automatically?


Also, is there an easy way to export all emails so I can keep an offline copy that I can restore as and when in case of emergencies?



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Re: Email storage


Yahoo only deletes emails in the Spam and Trash folders. Sometimes when emails go missing it's because of another program or app the account is being accessed from. Check out this post for more info and how to restore missing emails. The quickest way to "export" emails would be to download them through an email client (like Outlook or Thunderbird) using POP.

Check out our Tips and Tricks board for solutions to most Yahoo Mail issues!