How To Email & Messaging How to Use Yahoo Mail Keyboard Shortcuts Compose, delete, and find messages faster in Yahoo Mail Share Pin Email Print paolomartinezphotography / Getty Images Email & Messaging Tips & Tricks Yahoo Tips & Tricks Gmail Tips & Tricks Outlook Tips & Tricks Basics Guides & Tutorials Installing & Upgrading Key Concepts VoIP by Heinz Tschabitscher An independent writer who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. Updated August 05, 2019 Yahoo Mail supports keyboard shortcuts that make it possible to compose, delete, and search for messages without using a mouse. Whether you're a Windows or Mac user, mastering Yahoo Mail keyboard shortcuts will make staying on top of your email much more manageable. Instructions in this article apply to the standard web version of Yahoo Mail. Yahoo Mail Basic does not support keyboard shortcuts. Yahoo Mail Inbox and Folder Shortcuts The following shortcuts are available while viewing your inbox or the contents of a folder. On a Mac, replace Ctrl with Command in all Yahoo Mail keyboard shortcuts. Action Keyboard Shortcut Start a new email message N Check for new Yahoo Mail messages M Check for new mail across all accounts Shift+M Select all emails Ctrl+A Search S Message Shortcuts These shortcuts are available while viewing messages or when messages are selected from a list. Action Keyboard Shortcut Reply to sender R Delete the message Del Reply to all A Forward message F Mark message as read K Mark message as unread Shift+K Flag message for follow-up L Remove existing flag from the message Shift+L Print the message P Search for text inside a message Ctrl+F Go to the next occurrence (while searching) Enter Move the message D+Arrow keys (select the desired target folder and press Enter), or type the number for the corresponding folder Shortcuts for Composing Messages These shortcuts are available while composing a message. Action Keyboard Shortcut Send Ctrl+Enter Save as draft Ctrl+S Attach a file Ctrl+Shift+U Underline highlighted text Ctrl+U Italicize highlighted text Ctrl+I Make highlighted text bold Ctrl+B Highlight all text Ctrl+A Continue Reading How to Flag and Find Important Messages in Yahoo Mail Four Ways to Make Text Stand Out in Yahoo Mail How to Move and Delete All Messages in a Yahoo Mail Folder at Once Did You Know You Can Use Yahoo Mail as a Virus Scanner? How to Organize Your Messages With Yahoo Mail Folder Use Yahoo Mail to Check Your Other Email Accounts Why You Should Review Your Yahoo Mail Spam Folder Every 4 Weeks How Do You Report a Message as Spam to Yahoo Mail? How Do You Use Custom Fonts in Yahoo Mail? Brilliant Keyboard Shortcuts: How to Use Them in Outlook Seeing All Unread Email in Yahoo! Mail Is Surprisingly Easy Find a Specific Message in Yahoo Mail With Search Operators The Pros and Cons of Yahoo Mail Classic Find All Mail From a Specific Sender in Yahoo Mail A List of the Top 50 Most Popular Yahoo! Mail Tips, Tricks, Tutorial How Do You Insert an Image Into a Yahoo Mail Message?