YAHOO mail is like other programs. It allows you not only to use mouse pointing and clicking, but also to use keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts enable you to have faster basic movements and make your work easier.

Use Yahoo Mail Keyboard Shortcuts-UFASK

To complete the operation quickly in YAHOO mail, please remember the keyboard shortcuts below. If you are using Mac, use command to replace Ctrl in all YAHOO mail keyboard shortcuts.

On the "Home" Tab or Viewing a Folder

  • New email message: N
  • New email message (in a separate browser window): Shift-N
  • New instant messaging chat: C
  • Check for new mail (in your Yahoo! Mail account): M
  • Check for new mail (in all accounts): Shift-M
  • Select all emails: Ctrl-A
  • Go to the tab to the right: Ctrl-]
  • Go to the tab to the left: Ctrl-[

To open or check messages in a list

  • Reply by email: R
  • Reply by email (in a separate browser window): Shift-R
  • Delete the message: Del
  • Move the message: D (use the arrow keys to select the desired target folder, then hit Enter)
  • Move the message to a specific folder: 1 to 9 (1 moves to the first folder in the list under Folders, 2 to the second, and so on)
  • Reply to all by email: A
  • Reply to all by email (in a separate browser window): Shift-A
  • Forward by email: F
  • Forward by email (in a separate browser window): Shift-F
  • Mark the message as unread: Shift-K
  • Mark the message as read: K
  • Flag the message for follow-up: L
  • Remove an existing flag from the message: Shift-L
  • Print the message: P

Open e-mail in the preview pane or its own tab

  • Search inside the message: Ctrl-F
  • Go to the next occurrence (while searching): Enter
  • Open the next message: Ctrl-.
  • Open the previous message: Ctrl-,

Read mail in your own tab or separate browser window

  • Close the tab or window: Esc
  • Search inside the message: Ctrl-F
  • Go to the next occurrence (while searching): Enter

Write mail

  • Send: Ctrl-Enter
  • Save as draft: Ctrl-S
  • Attach a file: Ctrl-Shift-U
  • Underline highlighted text: Ctrl-U
  • Italizise highlighted text: Ctrl-I
  • Make highlighted text bold: Ctrl-B
  • Higlihght all text: Ctrl-A
  • Left-align text: Ctrl-Shift-L
  • Right-align text: Ctrl-Shift-R
  • Center text: Ctrl-Shift-E