How to Print an Email in Yahoo Mail

Make a Hard Copy of Your Email Messages for Offline Use

Woman printing from her computer

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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. In your web browser of choice (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE) open the Yahoo Mail message you want to print out.

    The Yahoo Mail inbox.
  2. Select Print from the top right side in the email or by selecting the 3 horizontal dots.

    Screenshot of the Print menu within Yahoo Mail.
  3. Make any changes to the print settings you see on the screen such as what Pages to print, how many Copies, the Layout, Paper size, and more.

    Print dialog box from Google Chrome.
  4. Select Print once you're ready 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. In your web browser of choice (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE) open the Yahoo Mail message you want to print out.

    Screenshot showing an open email within Yahoo Mail.
  2. Select Print from the top right side in the email.

    Print dialog from Google Chrome.
  3. Make any changes to the print settings you see on the screen such as what Pages to print, how many Copies, the Layout, Paper size, and more.

    Printing option from Google Chrome.
  4. Select Print to 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, do the following:

  1. In your web browser of choice (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE) open an email with a photo attached within Yahoo Mail that you want to print out.

    An email with a photo attached is selected within Yahoo Mail.
  2. Select the image. (This will open up a Preview pane to the right.)

    An image is being previewed within Yahoo Mail.
  3. Select Print (Printer icon) at the top right corner. (Image will automatically download.)

    The photo has been downloaded from Yahoo Mail.
  4. Select the image download in the browser at the bottom. This will open Windows Photos (In Macs, it will open Preview.)

    Windows Photos displaying the downloaded image.
  5. In Windows Photos, select the Printer icon at the top right corner. (In Mac Preview, select File > Print or Command + P.)

How to Print Attachments

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

  1. In your web browser of choice (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE) open an email with an attachment within Yahoo Mail that you want to print out.

  2. Select the attachment. (This will open up a Preview pane to the right.)

    An email with an attachment being previewed within Yahoo Mail.
  3. Select Print (Printer icon) at the top right corner. (Attachment will automatically download.)

    An attachment has been downloaded from Yahoo Mail.
  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 press the + key to enlarge the contents of the email screen.