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Yahoo Mail for Android receives update allowing users to have better customization options

Yahoo Mail for Android has been updated to version 5.3. The update adds a number of new features that allow users to customize the app. In fact, there are now 11 new themes that you can choose from in green, blue, orange and more. Going to Settings > Themes allows you to have different colors for each of your connected apps such as Yahoo Mail, Gmail,, Hotmail or other AOL accounts.

In the account switcher, long-press on your account titles to rename them You can use monikers like "Personal" or "Work" to help you find what you are looking for quickly. Preview or save pictures of images sent to you in a message by tapping on them. While composing a message, you can move an image between the body of the message and your attachment tray by clicking "..." on the image.

By long-pressing on any folder, you can rename it, delete it or create a subfolder for it. And while in settings, you can enable tappable stars for your inbox and messaging lists. By adding custom swipes, you can arrange for your messages to receive a star by simply swiping on them.

With the update rolling out today, you can go to the Google Play Store, tap the hamburger menu in the upper left corner, tap on "My apps & games" and scroll down to Yahoo Mail. If the update is there, you will be able to click on the appropriate button to get the process started.

Over 100 million users have installed the Android version of the app, so there are many out there who will be happy to hear about the added customization options that have been added with the update.

source: YahooMail (Android|iOS)


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