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  1. Annoying CNN "news flashes"

    Find a way for your staff to not force their news predilections on my desk top. I find the CNN "news flashes" jumping in leftwards from the right side of the screen to be annoying, insulting and bullying. Can such news (real, fake or other) be delivered only by request or permission received?

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    • leave the themes to us to choose

      Asa a Paying Customer for the last 16 years I would like to have my customization left alone. It changes each time I go on line and I have had this theme for 10 years Other wise I will stop paying for a service I'M not receiving anyway as it was a dial up account Prior to 2008 Since I have been using the free version. I see no reason to pay you
      $9.99/ month for taking this option away. Please fix it..

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      • search filters

        Need to be able to restrict search. The major filter would be date. I have thousands of e-mails in the archive folders, so most searches hit dozens, if not hundreds or even thousands of e-mails. Another useful search filter would be to chose one folder (probably inbox). Most other e-mail systems have at least this rudimentary feature. You could even have an "advanced search" check mark, so people who don't need filters can still use the current (unfiltered) search box.

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        • Gambling advertisement please remove

          Please delete the gambling advertisement on the same screen when I am signing into AOL

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          • Spam, specifically e-mail blocking

            Why are we limited to 1,000 blocked e-mail addresses?

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            • Please give us back the option of opting out of auto-added addresses

              Please give us back the option of opting out of auto-added addresses

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              • Stop making us click twice to delete emails, then twice again to clean out Recently delete mail".

                Stop making us click twice to delete emails, then twice again to clear recently deleted mail, Waste of my time.

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                • savings email attachments

                  Need an easy way to save attachments without having to download, open preview, then save to designated folder. MacMail allows a one-step 'save' click to accomplish this when viewing the email

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                  • Give us back the desktop software.

                    You had a really good desktop program and now it's almost like any other web based server.

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                    • number of search results

                      There suddenly seems to be a limit to 20 results for a search. If one has thousands of messages to sort into folders, it becomes completely impractical, on the other hand I've been told in the past by AOL that I mustn't exceed around 5000 messages in the inbox. So PLEASE reinstate unlimited (or a much more reasonable limit to) search results!

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                      • By NOT having us hit an "ok" on an email we delete! Its' a waste of time!!

                        Every time I delete an email I don't want, a square shaped "pop up" comes on the monitor and has "cancel" and "ok"! When I delete something, I delete it; I don't want to have to keep hitting an "ok" on an unnecessary pop-up! It's time consuming and irritating at the same time. Can we please stop getting those??

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                        • I want AOL to automatically delete emails that only contain links to click on

                          Many spam emails contain only links to click on. AOL should be able to recognize these as spam and block or delete them completely. I do not want them coming to my spam folder which inundates that folder and it is difficult to sift thru all of these unwanted spams looking for emails that may have gone to the spam folder in error.

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                          • I wish that you would give us back the option to see who is on aol like it used to be...Who is active.

                            I wish that you would go back to when we could see who on AOL was active.

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                            • view attch file in browser without download

                              As other email open attach file without download in browser then why your site does not allow this facility

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                              • deleted mail

                                There should be a setting that when you close the email a dialog box comes up to ask if you want to permanently delete deleted mail. This will keep the folder empty. I forget to enpty the deleted and it gets a lot in it.

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                                  • fix email Sent folder. Now shows email address only, even though "show names" is checked

                                    Even though my mail settings have the checked box next to "Show sender names instead of email addresses in message lists" , Sent folder now only displays the email address of whom I sent to. This was not the case until about a week ago, when a couple of things broke in AOL email. To include a 2 year old calendar event from 2016 mysteriously popping up into this month in 2018. Looks like AOL did and upgrade or had to to a restore from backup on their mail server and something didn't go as planned.

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                                    • Return to current position in Inbox after readi

                                      When I'm done reading an email and I return to the Inbox, it goes to the START (most recent) of the emails. When I'm going through my emails top-to-bottom and I'm several pages down the list, I then have to repeatedly scroll down to re-locate my place. I think it would make reading emails MUCH easier if you provided a "Back" button to return to the same place in the Inbox as the email that was just read. Thanks, Alan

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                                      • CAN YOU MAKE FLAGS AVAILABLE TO SELECT A DIFFERENT COLOR

                                        It would be nice if we can flag the email with different flags colors :)

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                                        • Advertisement of Guns!

                                          Please stop advertising GUNS on my e-mail page!!!

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