How to Print an Email in Yahoo Mail

Make a Hard Copy of Your Email Messages for Offline Use

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Whether you want to print an email that contains instructions or a recipe when you're away from your phone or computer, or you need to print an attachment from the email, Yahoo Mail makes it easy to get a printable, copy of your messages.

How to Print Messages From Yahoo Mail

Follow these steps to print a specific email or entire conversation from Yahoo Mail:

  1. Open the Yahoo Mail message you want to print out.

  2. Right-click in an empty area of the message and select Print Page from the menu that appears.

  3. Make any changes to the print settings you see on the screen.

  4. Click the Print link to print the email.

How to Print From Yahoo Mail Basic

To print a message when you're viewing emails in Yahoo Mail Basic:

  1. Open the message like you would any other.

  2. Click the link called Printable View.

  3. Print the message using the web browser's print dialog box.

How to Print Attached Photos in Yahoo Mail

To print a photo sent to you in a Yahoo Mail message, open the email, right-click on the image (or click the download icon on the image), and save the photo to the downloads folder on your computer. Then, you print it from there. 

How to Print Attachments

To print attachments from Yahoo Mail, you'll need to save the files to your computer first.

  1. Open the message that has the attachment you want to print.

  2. Hover your mouse over the attachment icon at the bottom of the message and choose Download. Or, click the download symbol on the attached file.

  3. Save the file to your downloads folder or somewhere else you can find it.

  4. Open the downloaded attachment and print it using your computer's printing interface.

If you want to print an email because it's easier to read offline, consider changing the text size of the online page. In most browsers, you can do this by holding down the Ctrl key and scrolling the mouse wheel forward as if you were scrolling up a page. On a Mac, hold the Command key and click the + key to enlarge the contents of the email screen.