How to Hide Ads in Yahoo Mail

Temporarily hide ads or subscribe to Yahoo Mail Pro

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In Yahoo Mail, advertisements appear on the right side of the window and inside your inbox. While it's possible to temporarily hide ads, you must pay for a Yahoo Mail Pro account to view your mail ad-free.

Information in this article applies to the web versions of Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Mail mobile app for iOS and Android.

How to Hide Inline Ads in Yahoo Mail

Inline ads appear among your emails in your inbox and other folders. If you don't want to see a particular ad, you can block it, but it will be replaced by a different ad.

To hide ads you no longer want to see in free Yahoo Mail:

  1. Select the down arrow to the right of the ad and choose I don't like this ad.

    Select the down arrow to the right of the ad and choose I don't like this ad.
  2. Select one of the available options:

    • It's offensive
    • It's not relevant
    • I keep seeing this
    • Something else
    Select one of the available options.
  3. Select Done.

It is not possible to hide inline ads in the free versions of Yahoo Mail Basic or the free Yahoo Mail mobile app.

How to Hide Right-Column Ads in Yahoo Mail

For ads that appear on the right panel of Yahoo Mail:

  1. Hover your cursor over the ad and select the X that appears.

    Hover your cursor over the ad and select the X that appears.
  2. Select Stop seeing this ad.

    Select Stop seeing this ad.
  3. Select one of the available options:

  • Already bought this
  • Ad covered content
  • Not interested in this ad
  • Seen this ad multiple times
Select one of the available options.

No matter which option you choose, the ad is immediately removed and soon replaced by a new ad.

Alternatively, you can temporarily hide ads by selecting the blue arrow on the left side of the ad column to collapse it. Ads will reappear when the page is reloaded.

Alternatively, you can temporarily hide ads by selecting the blue arrow on the left side of the ad column to collapse it.

Remove Ads With Yahoo Mail Pro

The only way to have a truly ad-free experience with Yahoo Mail is to subscribe to Yahoo Mail Pro. The Pro plan guarantees an ad-free interface for one Yahoo account on all your devices and browsers in addition to priority customer support. Monthly and yearly subscriptions are available.

Yahoo Mail Pro vs. Yahoo Mail Pro for Mobile Only

A Yahoo Mail Pro account purchased on a computer removes ads in the web and mobile app interfaces; however, if you purchase Yahoo Mail Pro for Mobile through the app, the subscription removes ads for all your accounts in the mobile app but not from the web interface. You will also be billed through the app store rather than Yahoo.