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Yahoo Mail

by Yahoo!
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,675 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Send SMS messages
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.0.13
  • We added themes. Fullscreen mode for viewing mail. Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00632HWOG
  • Release Date: November 3, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,675 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #221 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Background themes
  • Better battery performance
  • Increased stability
  • More reliable push notifications
  • New interface

Product Description

Now with Android phone and tablet support!

Stay connected
- Access your inbox in just one tap
- Stay on top of your new messages with notifications
- Quickly scan messages in your inbox with continuous scroll

Message with ease
- Auto-complete email addresses as you type
- Multi-select messages to organize your inbox faster

Get more done faster
- Access multiple Yahoo email accounts in one place
- Easily attach photos or take new ones while composing a message
- Preview photos right at the top of a message
- Search through all your messages across all folders

And now, you can choose from a variety of background themes to customize your inbox. 

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Technical Details

Size: 5.6MB
Version: 3.0.13
Developed By: Yahoo! ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Send SMS messages
  • Write to external storage
  • Read the low-level system log files
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Monitor incoming SMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Read the user's contacts data
  • Write (but not read) the user's contacts data
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Read only access to device state
  • Read the sync stats
  • Write the sync settings
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • Open network sockets
  • Read the sync settings
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Access information about networks
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
Minimum Operating System: Android 2.2
Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
44 of 46 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars You Can't Log Out! December 5, 2013
Verified Purchase
I love Yahoo Mail and have used it every day for at least 15 years. So I thought an app for my Kindle Fire would be a great way to check my mail while I'm out. Sure you can access your e-mail account through this app, and see if anyone's sent you an e-mail. You can compose a new one, reply (although typing on the Kindle Fire isn't the best experience) but the app developers have forgotten the most important thing you need with an e-mail account. The ability to log out so your bank statements, share trade confirmations, passwords for other websites, personal correspondence, payslips and everything you get e-mailed isn't there for any thief who steals your Kindle Fire to just press the Yahoo Mail app icon and have your inbox appear on the screen without having to enter your username or password. Ridiculously that's exactly what they can do with this app. Even if you have turned off your Kindle, when you turn it back on you can still get straight back in, and even if you don't even touch the app, your notifications in your Kindle show whoever has taken it your e-mails anyway. Even pressing the Kindle's back arrow on the menu doesn't log you out like occurs with most apps.

Kindle Fires are portable small devices, much more chance of being stolen from your bag, locker at your workplace, while your travelling or wherever you take it than someone breaking into your house and stealing your PC, yet users are even less protected.
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719 of 850 people found the following review helpful
By Curious
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Several issues down a few more to go... Yahoo finally responded - after much delay - to customers and fixed the initial issue that limited users to viewing only one screen, and only 10 messages, at a time. The app now scrolls as it should. No more requirement to view email messages in landscape mode. There was then a persistent problem wrt loading on a Kindle Fire HD (we'd get a perpetual loop of the app interface asking for a login name & password, which never connected us to the Yahoo Mail service). Then the navigation capabilities on a Kindle Fire HD 7" failed and were not consistently visible (forcing users to open emails to view navigation tools or ending up in a loop of no access to mail folders if one got stuck in a folder with no emails to open). And, just to keep things interesting, in the phone rendition of the app notifications were/can be a disaster and do not always work.

The most recently updated interface design of the Yahoo Mail app was an improvement over the old interface aesthetically (it got rid of that gosh awful prior arrangement in which the ads took up over 1/3 of the app's 'real-estate' on a relatively small smart phone or 7" tablet display). The new design is elegant and clean. The folders run down the left vertical 1/3 of the display (tablet and smart phone - mine a Samsung Galaxy S III) with a viewing panel of messages showing in the right 2/3 of the screen. Very nice! Easy to scan. The button controls are now intuitive and boast symbols that are laid out such that they are easy to use and maneuver through.

[UPDATE - April 2013] Yahoo seems to have released an update (2.
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544 of 645 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It works great November 25, 2011
Verified Purchase
Great app. in order to see all the messages in your inbox all you need to do is to browse the kindle in landscape position.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Be very careful with Yahoo September 2, 2013
By Jon
Be very careful with Yahoo Mail. They sell your address and data to their "Partners" and eventually, their "Partners" sell it to others and within a few weeks or months, you belong to the Spammers and what's worse, the Hackers. Yahoo's customer service is non-existent, they run from, do not answer, disguise and will not cooperate with any attempt to get the Spamming and Hacking stopped. They are the source of the hacking and the source of the spamming.
If you use Yahoo! beware, you are risking having your email not only spammed by the porno industry, but actually having your bank accounts drained. I believe they are one of the WORST email providers you can choose. Oh and did I mention the unsolicited Ads?

My review of Yahoo! is simple, very dangerous, detrimental to you and your family, completely non existent for customer service and something that can and does get you spammed and/or hacked with no recourse afterwards. They should have a class action suit slapped on their sorry, greedy backsides. It's that simple.
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22 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It works very well February 19, 2012
Verified Purchase
It works very well for me. I use Yahoo mail on the Pc and this works as good. great app
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475 of 598 people found the following review helpful
By rc2014
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Well - this is a pretty worthless thing with the Yahoo Android App for Kindle Fire. Even the email App cant displa more than 10 emails. You cant even see the 11th email - ridiculuous. However I found a crude workaround - Login to directly from the browser (Yes - do NOT use the App for Yahoo, though it encourages you to use that crappy App) and the you will be able to see all ( however many you have)... Phew !! You have change page but atleast you can see more than 10... Whoever did the App for Kindle Fire should fix this ASAP.

Apart from this I have found Kindle Fire pretty neat - specially te MicroUSB interface( u need to buy a cable) is terrific. I uploaded 100 mpe music files instantly...
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I've had a Yahoo account for quite a few years ...
I've had a Yahoo account for quite a few years but only just installed the app on my Kindle for convenience.
Published 4 hours ago by Dee
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
like that I don't have to open the mail to see if I have mail
Published 7 hours ago by Joe Chicago
4.0 out of 5 stars Lots of product marketing, but I use it all the time
Often have "technical problems," whatever those are. Advertising interferes with mail and screen.
Published 7 hours ago by edgerboy
5.0 out of 5 stars I use this email for all of my email subscriptions ...
I use this email for all of my email subscriptions so I don't have use my personal email and get a lot of spam.
Published 11 hours ago by KELLY JOHNSON
5.0 out of 5 stars Love my yahoo!
Can't live without it.
Published 13 hours ago by Daniel Hebert
5.0 out of 5 stars Yahoo.....
its for my kindle, what to write? I can check Yahoo mail now.
Published 1 day ago by J. PREVEAUX
3.0 out of 5 stars It's yahoo mail alright.
Works like it should.
Published 1 day ago by Papa Bear
1.0 out of 5 stars new version crashes a lot
The previous version was ok but since it has been updated it crashes a lot. I have to try many times to read an email.
Published 1 day ago by Mehdi
5.0 out of 5 stars Yahoo Mail Reveiw
Very few problems with the emails.
Published 1 day ago by Isabelle K. Schultz
2.0 out of 5 stars Great Access but no sign out option!!!
It was easy to set up and I had access to all of my folders, however it didn't give me the option to send from other email addresses that I have associated with my Yahoo account. Read more
Published 1 day ago by D. MOORE
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Jan 18, 2015 by DR ANDREW SEMAMBO |  See all 2 posts
How to?
I don't have a tablet, but if my Kindle is about the same, when you click on Yahoo and the app opens, there is a box in the upper right. That is a "pen", not a checkmark. To write an email, click on that.

To receive email, go into the app and click on the menu bar at the bottom. Click... Read More
Mar 31, 2013 by Ethan Winning |  See all 10 posts
Notification Sound
Can anyone tell me how to shut of the Notification Sound?
Nov 27, 2013 by Heather Gonia |  See all 4 posts
Adding Contacts
Hi Ethan,
It's me (from the other post about Ymail). After reading your question about adding contacts I decided to give it a try. Sorry, I'm stumped as well. My contacts have transferred from my Yahoo account, but I couldn't tell you how. Maybe something during setting it up on the tablet? ... Read More
Apr 20, 2013 by Since you asked........ |  See all 2 posts
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