Having trouble with your Yahoo! Mail Mail

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Set Forwarding to Email

Setting up forwarding to a Yahoo email address can be a useful way to consolidate your emails in one place. To set up forwarding, go to your email account settings and look for the forwarding option. Then, enter your Yahoo email address and save the changes. Be aware that forwarded emails may be delayed or filtered into spam, so check your settings accordingly.


  • Incorrect destination email address entered during setup
  • The email forwarding feature is not enabled in the email service provider's settings
  • Verification email not received or marked as spam by the destination email service
  • Yahoo Mail Plus subscription is not active or has expired
  • Technical issues or maintenance activities with the email service provider's servers

Solution 1: Check if forwarding is enabled in Yahoo Mail settings

  1. As your initial step, log in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  2. Next, click on the gear icon in the upper-right corner.
  3. After that, open More Settings from the drop-down menu.
  4. Now, select Mailboxes in the left-hand menu.
  5. Look for your Yahoo email address in the list of mailboxes.
  6. Check if the forwarding option is toggled on or off.
  7. If it's on, check the forwarding email address listed below it.
  8. If you need to make changes, press the Edit button next to the forwarding option.
  9. In the end, follow the steps to update your settings as needed.

Solution 2: Ensure the forwarding email address is valid and entered correctly

  1. To get started, log in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  2. Press the gear icon in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Then, click on More Settings from the dropdown menu.
  4. After that, open Mailboxes in the left-hand menu.
  5. Now, select the Yahoo account you want to set up forwarding for.
  6. Scroll down to the Forwarding section and make sure the email address entered is correct and valid.
  7. If the email address is incorrect or invalid, update it and hit Save to confirm the changes.

Solution 3: Check if the forwarding email address is not blocking emails from Yahoo

  1. First of all, log in to your forwarding email account.
  2. Check the spam or junk folder for any emails from Yahoo Mail.
  3. Add Yahoo Mail to your email account's contacts or address book.
  4. Whitelist the Yahoo Mail domain in your email account's settings.
  5. If the issue persists, contact your email provider's customer support for further assistance.

Solution 4: Turn off ad-blockers or extensions that could disrupt verification

  1. First, open your browser and log in to your Yahoo account.
  2. Click the three horizontal lines in the upper-left corner of the screen.
  3. After that, open Settings from the dropdown menu.
  4. Now, select More Settings from the list of options.
  5. Tap on Security and Privacy in the left-hand menu.
  6. Disable any ad-blocker or browser extension by toggling the switch next to them.
  7. Close and reopen your browser to ensure the changes take effect.
  8. Retry the verification process for the forwarding email address.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

To forward Gmail to Yahoo Mail, do the following:
  1. First, open Gmail and go to Settings.
  2. Then, tap on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  3. Add the Yahoo email address under the Forwarding field and verify it.
  4. After that, refresh the Gmail settings webpage.
  5. Select "Forward a copy of incoming mail to" in the Forwarding field.
  6. Now, choose what you want to happen with the Gmail copy of your emails.
  7. In the end, press the Save Changes button.

Yes, you can auto-forward emails to Yahoo Mail. Yahoo provides the option to forward messages or set up automatic forwarding to another email address.

Auto-forwarding can harm your email reputation with spam engines and providers. If a forwarded email is reported as spam, your email server's headers are included in that report, which may affect the deliverability of future emails from your domain.

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