By default, Yahoo Mail will use “rich format” to send your emails: also referred to as HTML, this just means that your emails support including formatting and images. In most cases, this is actually practical and not an issue; but there are cases when you would want to send plain text emails. Like Hotmail, Yahoo Mail supports send in plain text emails that do not contain any formatting information; this option is available on the fly, without having to change any settings. This article will guide you how to send simple email in Yahoo Mail.
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When should you use plain text in Yahoo Mail?
- When some people prefer receiving plain text emails. If you know what the recipient of an email you are composing prefers, you can cater to their preference.
- If you routinely send out a lot of Email and bandwidth is a concern, staying with plain text emails minimizes the problem.
- Marketing surveys have shown that fewer rich-text emails are opened than plain-text emails. Because sophisticated email filters identify rich-text emails as “commercial” and frequently filter your Email.
How to send Email in plain text from Yahoo Mail
Follow these steps to send a plain text email or an email reply from yahoo mail:
Step 1: Click the “Compose” button in Yahoo Mail to open a new email window or open a draft email you haven’t sent yet.
- If you’re going to reply to an email, locate the email and click on the Reply button.
Step 2: Enter the text and other content in the body of the email.
Step 3: Click the three-dot icon for more options.
Step 4: Click “Plain Text” in the window that opens.
Step 5: As soon as you do, Yahoo Mail warns you that “This will change your message into plain text. All formatting will be lost. Continue?“
Step 6: Click “OK” to proceed.
Note: If you send Email in plain text from Yahoo Mail your email content is now showing with a single font – no different font size, no different colors, and no images. Plain text, in other words.
Even though an email was sent as plain text, then link it includes, as long as they are properly formatted, will automatically be converted into clickable links, even in the recipient’s email program reads the email as ” plain text“.
You can switch back to rich-text formatting but you won’t recover any of the rich-text features you lost when you switched to plain text.