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How to Save Sent Messages Automatically in Yahoo! Mail

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Wouldn't it be good to know what you said? Then you can, finally, prove that you "never said that."

By default, Yahoo! Mail may not save messages you send to the Sent folder.

Save Sent Messages Automatically in Yahoo! Mail

To have Yahoo! Mail keep copies of messages you send in the Sent folder:

  • Select Options | Mail Options in Yahoo! Mail
  • Go to the General category.
  • Make sure Save a copy of the message in the Sent folder is checked.
  • Click Save Changes.

Save Sent Messages Automatically in Yahoo! Mail Classic

To automatically put any outgoing message in the Yahoo! Mail Classic Sent folder:

  • Follow the Mail Options link on the Yahoo Mail navigation bar.
  • Select General Preferences.
  • Now make sure Save your sent messages in the Sent Items folder. is checked.
    • You can find this option under Inbox/Folders.
  • Click Save.

(Updated September 2012)

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