Working with Folders in Email

Managing your emails is easy if you create separate folders to move them into.

Follow these procedures to create new folders in Yahoo:

  • Create a New Folder – Click on New Folder and type in the name of your Folder.  (It will automatically appear directly as a link under the Folders section).
  • Move email into a Folder – Open the email you want to move, click on the Move Icon and select the folder.  (It will automatically be moved to the folder you selected).
  • Drag and Drop an email to a Folder –
  • Point your cursor on the email you want to move.
  • Hold down your left mouse key and drag the email to the folder you want to move it to.
  • Let go of the left mouse key and it drops into the folder.
  • Don’t worry, if you moved the email to the wrong folder, just click on the folder and follow the steps to move it to the correct folder.
  • Delete an Email – Select the email you want to delete, click on the Delete Icon.

Working with Folders in Gmail is the same concept except, in order to create a new Folder follow this procedure:

  • Click in the three dots next to My Files on the left hand side of the screen.
  • When the box appears (links regarding Labels, Adding Labels and Sub-Labels), click on Add Sub Label.
  • A New Label box will appear, type in the name of your new Folder.
  • Make sure the box next to Nest label under: is checked.
  • Make sure the section right below reads, My Files.
  • Click Create and your new folder appears under the Mile Files section.

There is also another way to add Folders in Gmail.  Follow these procedures:

  • When you are viewing an email and have it open, a series of icons will appear at the top part of your screen.
  • Click on the Icon for Labels to pull up the Label menu.
  • Once the Label Menu appears, select Create new.
  • When the New Label box appears, type in the name of your new Folder.
  • Make sure you click inside the box Nest label under:
  • Click on the down arrow in the box right below Nest Label under: and select the Folder you want to add your new folder to.

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