Yahoo Mail brings back popular tabs feature

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When Yahoo redesigned its webmail service two months ago, it got rid of tabs, a feature that allowed users to multitask while writing and reading e-mails, but which Yahoo felt it often confused users when they had too many open.

Well, the tabs feature is back and hopefully this time it’s back to stay.

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On Thursday, the company reintroduced the feature with three small, excited words: “Tabs are back!” Jeff Bonforte, Yahoo’s senior vice president of communication products, wrote in a blog post. Now the e-mail service allows users to turn on the tabs feature if they so choose.

Yahoo has added a “preview all” that allows users to see a thumbnail version of all the tabs they have open in one screen. The tabs feature will be available globally “over the next few days,” wrote Bonforte.

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