How to Automatically Open the Next Message After Deleting in Yahoo

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If you want to read the messages in your Yahoo Mail Inbox one after the other, the service's default settings aren't ideal. Whenever you delete or file a message, it sends you back to the Inbox only to open the next message.

Fortunately, it's possible to avoid this extra step and make Yahoo Mail go to the next message automatically after you're done with the one you're reading.

These instructions apply to the current version of Yahoo Mail on the web. The feature is currently unavailable in the Yahoo Mail app.

Open the Next Message Automatically After Deleting in Yahoo Mail

To have Yahoo Mail open the next message automatically after you delete or move the current one:

  1. Click the Settings icon in the upper-right corner of the window, and then select More Settings.

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  2. Click Viewing email.

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  3. Under the After moving a message heading, click the radio button next to Show next message.

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  4. The change saves automatically. Click Back to Inbox to return to your mail view.