Yahoo Mail Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that you can use to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device. Getting familiar with keyboard shortcuts not only help you get the work done faster, but also more efficient.

Previously I have covered Microsoft Windows, Windows 8.1 and RT, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Ubuntu, Apple, WordPress, Twitter,and Windows Mail app, Thunderbird, Outlook, Opera Mail, Windows Mail, Outlook Express and Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts. This article covers Yahoo Mail Keyboard Shortcuts. So let’s get started.

Working with Conversations

Up/Down (Highlight the next conversation up or down)
Comma (Highlight the next conversation up)
Period (Highlight the next conversation down)
Enter or Return (Open a conversation)
Spacebar (Check/Uncheck a conversation)
Shift+R (Reply to a conversation)
Shift+A (Reply all to a conversation)
Shift+F (Forward a conversation)
K (Mark as read/unread)
L (Star/Unstar a conversation)
Ctrl+A (Select all conversations in view)
Ctrl+Up/Down (Move focus up or down the list, preserving selection)
D (Open Move menu)
D then 1-9 (Move conversation(s) to one of your first 9 folders)
Ctrl+Shift+E (Create a new folder)
D then Ctrl+Shift+E (Move conversation(s) to a new folder)
Shift+C   (Add sender to contacts)
left arrow (Previous conversation)
right arrow (Next conversation)
[ (Move to the previous tab)
] (Move to the next tab)

Working with individual cards in a Conversation

Comma (Highlight the previous card within a conversation)
Period (Highlight the next card within a conversation)
Enter, Spacebar (Expand/collapse a card)
R (Reply to a card)
A (Reply all to a card)
F (Forward a card)
Shift+K (Mark a card as read/unread)
Shift+L (Star/Unstar a card)

General commands

M (Check mail, jumps to Inbox)
Shift+M (Check all mail, includes POP accounts)
N (Start a new email conversation)
I (Start a new Instant Message, IM)
T (Start a new SMS message, text)
V (Toggle Preview Pane)
S (Search)

Compose

Ctrl+Shift+U (Attach files, one at a time)
Ctrl+S (Save as a draft)
Ctrl+Enter (Send message)
Ctrl+U (Underline)
Ctrl+B (Bold)
Ctrl+I (Italics)

Attachment previews

left arrow (Previous attachment)
right arrow (Next attachment)
Up/Down (Scroll through an attachment)
Ctrl+F (Switches to expanded view from side by side mode)
Esc (Returns to previous mode)
Ctrl+[++] (Zooms in on a document)
Ctrl+[–] (Zooms out on a document)

Message lists

Up/Down (Highlight the next message up or down)
Enter (Open a message)
Spacebar (Check or uncheck a message’s checkbox)
Ctrl+Up/Down (Move focus up or down the list, preserving selection)
Ctrl+A (Select all messages)
V (Toggle Preview Pane)

General commands

M (Check mail, jumps to Inbox)
Shift+M (Check all mail, includes POP accounts)
N (Start a new email message)
Ctrl+Shift+M (Start a new Instant Message, IM)
Ctrl+Shift+Y (Start a new SMS message, text)
Esc (Close the current tab)
[ (Move to the previous tab)
] (Move to the next tab)
S (Search)
Semicolon (Open Settings)
Ctrl+Shift+L (Activate voice commands)

Compose

Ctrl+Shift+U (Attach files, one at a time)
Ctrl+S (Save as a draft)
Ctrl+Enter (Send message)
Ctrl+U (Underline)
Ctrl+B (Bold)
Ctrl+I (Italics)

Messages

R (Reply to a message)
A (Reply all to a message)
F (Forward a message)
K (Mark as read/unread)
L (Star/Unstar a message)
P (Print message)
Delete (Delete message)
Shift+C (Add sender to contacts)
D (Open Move menu)
D then 1-9 (Move message (s) to one of your first 9 folders)
D then Ctrl+Shift+E (Move message (s) to a new folder)
Ctrl+Shift+E (Create a new folder)
left arrow (Previous message)
right arrow (Next message)

Attachment previews

left arrow (Previous attachment)
right arrow (Next attachment)
Up/Down (Scroll through an attachment)
Ctrl+F (Switches to expanded view from side by side mode)
Esc (Returns to previous mode)
Ctrl+[++] (Zooms in on a document)
Ctrl+[–] (Zooms out on a document)

I hope that this article helped you with Yahoo Mail Keyboard Shortcuts. Feel free to share your thoughts about this article using the comments section below or catch us on Twitter.

Nik

Experienced IT Consultant working and living in the UK. In early years he was born and raised up in Greece and been to the UK since studies. He is passionate with technology, gadgets and computers, he really likes the internet and IT in general.

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