How To Delete Folders In Yahoo Mail?

You can delete one or multiple email messages at a time on your Yahoo account. You can also delete folders in yahoo mail. Before deleting the folder on your Yahoo account, make sure to delete all the email messages stored on it. To know how to delete the folder(s) on your Yahoo account, follow the guided instructions given below.

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Sign in to your Yahoo account

  • Step 1:On your system, open a web browser and navigate to the Yahoo account sign-in page.
  • Step 2:Enter your Yahoo account credentials in the given fields.
  • Step 3:Click the Sign-in or Log in button.
  • Step 4:Specify the parameters for your filter.

Deleting or Removing a custom folder from your Yahoo account

  • Step 1:Locate the folder you wish to delete on your Yahoo account.
  • Step 2:You can find a checkbox beside each folder.
  • Step 3:Click the checkbox beside the selected folder.
  • Step 4:Similarly, choose the folders you wish to delete.
  • Step 5:After that, navigate to the Main Toolbar. Locate the Delete or Move option and click it.
  • Step 6:Now, all the email messages stored in the selected folder will be removed or deleted.
  • Step 7:Once it is done, click the drop-down arrow available beside the selected folder.
  • Step 8:Select the Delete folder option.

Folder deletion using Yahoo! Mail IMAP

  • Step 1:This method is quite simple and easy to perform.
  • Step 2:On your Yahoo mail account, choose the folder you wish to remove permanently.
  • Step 3:After that, right-click on it.
  • Step 4:Now, the Context menu list will appear on the screen.
  • Step 5:Choose the Delete option from the Context menu.

Steps to delete a folder in Yahoo! Mail Basic

  • Step 1:On your Yahoo! Mail Basic, select the folder(s) you wish to delete.
  • Step 2:If required, before deleting the selected folder, take a backup of email messages from it.
  • Step 3:Now, navigate to the Folder list and select the Edit option.
  • Step 4:Click the Delete button below the My Folders section.
  • Step 5:Click the OK button to continue the deletion process.
  • Step 6:You can also get remote assistance to delete folders in yahoo mail account by clicking the Call button available on this screen.