Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email How to Find All Unread Messages in Yahoo Mail Access your new messages quickly in Yahoo Mail by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on April 14, 2020 Email Yahoo! Mail Gmail Tweet Share Email You don't always want to read the newest emails in your Yahoo Mail inbox. Sometimes you want to see one you marked as unread or skipped. And sometimes, new emails can bury those messages in the meantime. But Yahoo includes a couple of ways to pull out the unread messages in all of your folders (and extra accounts) and display them together on one screen. These instructions apply to Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Mail Classic. Find All Unread Messages in Yahoo Mail To see unread emails in all your Yahoo Mail's folders: Click the Sort menu in the upper-right corner of the mail window. Click Unread in the next menu. All of your unread messages will move to the top of your inbox with the most recent ones on top. Find All Unread Messages in Yahoo Mail Basic To locate all unread emails in all folders using Yahoo Mail Basic: Click the sorting pulldown menu above the inbox. It may already say Date: Newest on top. Click Unread. Your unread messages will move to the top of the inbox. How to Find All Unread Messages Using Search You can also use the search bar to find your unread email messages in all versions of Yahoo Mail. Here's how. Tap the search bar at the top of the screen in Yahoo Mail. Type is:unread in the search field. Press Enter. The unread messages from all of the accounts and folders you have set up in Yahoo Mail will appear at the top of your inbox.