It’s difficult and nearly intolerable to miss an important email or an important message. It becomes problematic if Yahoo Mail not receiving emails, i.e., your inbox stops working.
Your Yahoo account can stop receiving mail at any time due to several possible reasons. Therefore, we have listed some provenmethods you should try when you face the issue of not receiving mail.
Reasons Which May Be Possible for Yahoo MailNot Receiving Emails
- Account Issues
- System interruption
- User error
Some of these causes have a direct solution, which others may require you to wait for a while and let the system sort it out.The below-provided solutions apply to all the present versions of Yahoo:
Check the Spam Folder.
Check the spam folder of your inbox. Yahoo’s automatic intelligence does a decent job of ensuring that unwanted, malicious emails don’t reach your inbox. It is very much possible that the email you are finding may have been delivered over there.
Check Your Filters.
Yahoo Mail has an automatic filter option to sort the mails as soon as they reach you automatically. Parallel to spam, it might be possible that it catches the mail you don’t intend to.
Look for “Reply-To.”
Yahoo has a cool feature that allows users to specify a different mail address to receive emails. Check the mailbox setting to ensure that your emails are being delivered where you want.
Note: If your reply to the service is on, check the account for the required mail.
Blocked Address List
It might be possible that you don’t receive emails because the person is on your mail blocklist, whether intentionally or not. Go to the “Security & Privacy” settings and look for the “Blocked Accounts” menu.
- One way to check that the email service is working properly is to send yourself a mail and check if you receive it or not.
- If there is a specific error, then an error code will appear, for which you can look up over the internet. Reset your browser.
- If you use a web browser to view the inbox, try clearing the cache you may have accumulated. Reset your browser and refresh the page.
- Try signing out and again logging into your account. You may have lost connection between your account and the device. Try to log in again, as it may re-establish the wrong connection.
- Try accessing inbox from a different device or a web browser. However, this method is not appropriate but may help you to solve your problem.
- For the Yahoo Mail app, search for the latest version of the app and try updating it.Although the Yahoo app gets updated in the background, it’s still suggested to do so.
Try reaching customer support. This is the last thing you can do from your side. The Yahoo team will help you sort your problem. A Yahoo representative will direct you towards some more troubleshooting steps.