How to Find All Mail From a Sender in Yahoo Mail

Sort your Yahoo Mail messages by sender

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To find emails from a specific person in Yahoo Mail, sort your messages by sender. Here's how to search for messages from the same email address.

Instructions in this article apply to the web versions of Yahoo Mail as well as the Yahoo Mail mobile app for Android and iOS.

How to Find Messages From a Sender in Yahoo Mail

To search for all messages from a contact by name in Yahoo Mail:

  1. Find a message from the contact in your inbox or another folder.

  2. Hover the mouse cursor over the sender's name.

  3. Select the magnifying glass that appears next to the sender's name. All messages from the selected sender will appear in a list.

    Magnifying glass icon in Yahoo Mail
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How to Search for Messages From an Open Email

You can also find a sender's other messages from an open email:

  1. Open an email from the contact in Yahoo Mail.

  2. Hover the mouse cursor over the email address in the message header.

  3. Select the magnifying glass in the pop-up window that appears.

    Magnifying glass in a message header in Yahoo Mail
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Find All Mail From a Sender in Yahoo Mail Basic

To search for messages from a specific sender in Yahoo Mail Basic:

  1. Open a message from the sender in Yahoo Mail Basic.

    Selected email message in Yahoo Mail Basic
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  2. Highlight the email address in the From field, then press Ctrl+C (for Windows and Linux) or Command+C (for Mac) to copy the text.

    Selected email address in Yahoo Mail Basic
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  3. Go to the search box, then press Ctrl+V (for Windows and Linux) or Command+V (for Mac) to paste the address.

    Search field in Yahoo Mail Basic
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  4. Select Search Mail.

Sort Mail by Sender in the Yahoo Mobile App

You can sort emails by sender in the mobile app for Android and iOS:

  1. Tap the search box at the top of the app window.

    Search field in Yahoo Mail for Android
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  2. Select People.

    People button in Yahoo Mail for Android
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  3. Select a contact to see all messages from that email address.