What Is Yahoo! Mail


What Is Yahoo! Mail?

✍: FYIcenter.com


Yahoo Mail is free email service in the cloud provided by Yahoo!. Yahoo Mail was launched in 1997 (one of the oldest email services). and had about 281 million users as of 2011 (one of the largest email services).

Primary features of Yahoo Mail are:

  • Email storage capacity: 1 TB
  • Email attachment limit: 25 MB
  • Account expiry on inactivity: 6 months plus 2 months for each year the account held active.
  • Supported protocols: POP3 in Asia or via YPOPs!, IMAP via IMAP proxy or via Zimbra, SMTP, Mail Forwarding in some countries.
  • 100 filters to automatically sort incoming messages
  • Spam and virus protection.
  • Advertising is displayed on the screen while working with the email account.

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