Why is my Yahoo Mail Slow and Taking Forever to Load

Experiencing a slow Yahoo Mail which takes forever to load can be quite frustrating and disappointing, especially when it’s really urgent. If you are also wondering why your Yahoo Mail is functioning so slowly and why buttons and menus are responding sluggishly, the reason could be either you are using an outdated/unsupported web browser to access your Yahoo Mail account or the settings of your web browser and/or computer are interfering with Yahoo Mail. Below, we have provided solutions for both problems.

Steps to Fix Slow Yahoo Mail Functioning Issue

1.) Use a Supported Web Browser to Access your Yahoo Mail

Using an unsupported web browser to access your Yahoo Mail account is one of the common issues for many Yahoo problems including slow Yahoo Mail. So, it is suggested to first make sure that you are using a supported web browser to access your Yahoo Mail account on your computer.

2.) Update Your Web Browser

If you are already using a support web browser to access your Yahoo Mail account but still experiencing a sluggishly functioning Yahoo Mail, the problem could be with using an outdated Web browser. So, it is recommended to check and make sure that you are using the latest version of the supported web browser to access and operate your Yahoo Mail account.

3.) Check Settings of your Web Browser and Computer

If you have checked that the above two reasons are not making your Yahoo Mail account function slowly, follow the below-mentioned measures. Start with the first measure and check if it fixes your problem before moving to the next step.

  1. Clear the cache from your web browser.
  2. Update your web browser to the latest version.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Make sure you have enabled JavaScript in your web browser.
  5. Disable browser enhancements such as add-ons and plug-ins in your web browser (one at a time).
  6. Disable security programs such as antivirus, antispyware and firewall products.
  7. Check-in case if your Yahoo Mail is working fine on another computer or mobile device.
  8. Reset the settings of the web browser to its default configuration.

In most of the cases, the above problem should fix the problem with your Yahoo Mail account. You can also get help from Yahoo mail customer service support helpdesk to quickly fix your issues.

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3 thoughts on “Why is my Yahoo Mail Slow and Taking Forever to Load”

  1. i am using msoffice 2016 pop3 and gmail is lightning fast, yahoo sometimes times out or usually takes very long.

    1. FYI, it has been this way for sometime. Eventually the emails download, it is just not helpful if the email is important I want to see.

  2. Stop with the unsupported Browser BS. You ‘click’ and nothing happens isn’t (or shouldn’t be) a Browser issue. Test your site with all Browsers and STOP writing for Chrome-Dome. It is NOT a standard, neither was IE 20 years ago!

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