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#4476402 - 08/01/17 10:53 AM Yahoo mail Announcements?
Eddie Offline


Registered: 12/07/03
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Loc: Florida, Cape Coral
I would like to be able to hear some acknowledgement when I get an email. Nothing fancy just a ding. Ed
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#4476413 - 08/01/17 11:12 AM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
simple_gifts Offline


Registered: 07/26/04
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Loc: Middlesex County CT
Are you using a web site to access mail or an email client like thunderbird?

thunderbird notifies me when an email arrives; i have it set up to check every 10 minutes or so.



Edited by simple_gifts (08/01/17 11:13 AM)
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#4476422 - 08/01/17 11:22 AM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
Bottom_Feeder Offline


Registered: 12/07/08
Posts: 3006
Loc: Occupied Virginia
Does Yahoo still require a paid account to use it with a mail client?

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#4476424 - 08/01/17 11:23 AM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
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Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 3534
Loc: New England
A couple methods.

Any modern browser you can click under settings (likely gear) in Yahoo web page to activiate notifications. Please note the first time it will ask for approval for this from your web browser and say yes. I believe browser has to be open for these to work.

If Windows 10 you go to Microsoft Store and download the free Yahoo Mail App (search for Yahoo mail) and this a better method. The application looks works the same inside a window but has better control of notifications.

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#4476445 - 08/01/17 11:50 AM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Bottom_Feeder]
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Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 127
Loc: WA
A paid account hasn't been needed for a few years. I use Yahoo for junk mail along with Thunderbird for a email client.

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#4476812 - 08/01/17 06:48 PM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
Eddie Offline


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Using Mozilla Firefox and Yahoo With Yahoo mail.
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#4476884 - 08/01/17 07:56 PM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
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If it's a Windows desktop, it's been a while, but there was a program called MailWasher that I liked back in the day, would run in the taskbar and do a little animation and use a sound file when email arrived.
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#4477298 - 08/02/17 10:35 AM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
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Registered: 09/24/05
Posts: 509
Loc: Indiana
I'd like to suggest a program called POP Peeper. It will display and inform you of new mail and display only the headers. It's free and pretty configurable. I've used it for years.
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#4477557 - 08/02/17 04:06 PM Re: Yahoo mail Announcements? [Re: Eddie]
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I will try POP Peepers. Thanks. Ed
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