Yahoo Not Working On Chrome! How To Fix?

There can be numerous reasons responsible for causing you trouble signing into your Yahoo Mail account or accessing certain features in it on Chrome. The reasons can be anything from browser incompatibility, use of browser enhancement to antivirus and outdated settings.

If you are facing such issues with your Yahoo Mail account, you can try fixing them by following the workaround provided below in this guide.

Steps to Fix Problems with Yahoo Not Working Properly on Chrome

1.) Clear the Cache from Your Chrome Browser

  • Launch the Chrome web browser on your computer. Click on the More option (three vertical dots) located on the upper-right corner of your browser. A drop-down menu will appear on your screen.
  • From the drop-down menu, you will need to select More tools > Clear browsing data
  • Next, you will need to choose the time range for which you wish to clear Cache from your browser. If you wish to clear the complete cache, you will need to select the “All time” option.
  • Then, you will need to select the checkboxes next to the option – “Cached images and files”.
  • After that, click on the “Clear data” option. The complete cache will be cleared from your Chrome browser.

2.) Keep your Chrome Browser Up-to-Date

  • Click on the More option (three vertical dots) in your Chrome browser. A drop-down menu will appear on the screen.
  • Next, you will need to check the More option for these colors. These colors signify whether an update is available for your Chrome browser.
    • Red: The red color sign notifies that the update has been available for 7 days.
    • Green: The green dot sign signifies that the update has been available for 2 days
    • Orange: The orange dot sign notifies that the update has been available for 4 days
    • No Color: No color means that your Chrome browser is already running with the latest updates.
  • If the updates are available, you will need to click on the “More” option and choose Update Google Chrome

3.) Restart your Computer                                                                 

In case any problem persists even after following above-mentioned measures, it is suggested to restart your computer before accessing your Yahoo account on Chrome browser again.

4.) Make Sure to Enable JavaScript

  • Click on the More option (three vertical dots) located at the top-right corner of your Chrome browser and select Settings option from the drop-down menu.
  • Under the Settings tab, click on the Advanced
  • Then, select the Content settings option under “Privacy and security” section.
  • Now, click on the JavaScript option and turn on the Allowed (recommended)

5.) Deactivate Browser Enhancements

  • Click on the More option (three vertical dots) located on the top-right corner of the browser and choose More tools > Extensions
  • Next, you will need on the click on the Remove option located next to the extension that you wish to uninstall.
  • Again also, you will need to click on the Remove The browser enhancement will be completely removed from your Chrome browser.

6.) Deactivate Antivirus, Antispyware, and Firewall Products Temporarily

In certain cases, Antivirus, Antispyware, and Firewall programs can also cause instability in using Yahoo Mail on the Chrome browser. These programs sometimes block scripts and features that are important for Yahoo pages to load on Chrome browser.

If you are having a problem using certain Yahoo features, you can try disabling the security programs temporarily to check if they are causing trouble.

  • Go to the Software’s help section to learn how to deactivate security programs.
  • Once deactivated, check if the problem with your Yahoo account gets fixed or not. If the problem gets fixed, make an exception for chrome browser in the program causing an issue.

Note: Make sure to deactivate a program one at a time.

7.) Check Whether your Yahoo Account Works Properly on Other Computers or Mobile Devices

Try accessing your Yahoo account on other computers or mobile devices to know whether the problem is with your computer or mobile device. If you are able to access your Yahoo account on other devices, you will need to resolve the problem with your computer or mobile device before trying to access your account on Chrome.

8.) Reset Chrome Browser to its Default Settings

  • Click on the More option (three vertical dots) and choose the Settings option from the drop-down menu.
  • From the drop-down menu, you will need to click on the “Advanced” option located at the lower section of the page.
  • Next, you will need to click on the Reset option under “Reset” section.
  • After that, confirm your action by simply clicking on the Reset
  • Your Chrome browser will be set to its default settings.

7 Tips to Become a Yahoo! Mail Pro


Yahoo! is the 2nd most popular email service after Google’s Gmail. Millions of users access the Yahoo! Mail everyday across the globe. So, here is a post compiling 7 most useful tips for these users and also for the new members to become a Yahoo! Mail Pro.

Let’s learn.

  1. Set up Yahoo! Mail Signature
  • Take the cursor over the gear icon on the top right corner of your inbox.
  • Click on ‘Settings’ in the drop down.
  • Select ‘Accounts’ and tick the option ‘Append a signature to the emails you send’ under ‘Signature’ heading.
  • Type your desired signature in the text box and click ’Save.’
  1. Create a Group E-mailing List

Creating an emailing list will allow you to send a single message to number of recipients without typing everyone’s email id. Isn’t it a time-saving feature?

  • Click the ‘Contacts’ icon in the top left navigation bar.
  • Select ‘New List’ from the left navigation bar.
  • Enter the desired name you want to assign for the list. Press ‘Enter.’ Just drag and drop the members’ email ids in the list.

This feature is not available in the basic version.

  1. Check Message Spellings

Spelling mistakes in emails cause embarrassment. Correct them with the Yahoo spell checker.

  • After writing the message, click ‘ABC’ on the message formatting bar.
  • Right-click on the words that are underlined red for word suggestions. Select the correct spelling. You can also correct the spelling yourself when you spot the error.
  1. Block a Sender
  • Take the mouse over gear icon and select ‘Settings’ from the menu.
  • Go to ‘Blocked Addresses’ category in the left side panel.
  • In the ‘Add an address’ field, type the email address you want to block.
  • Click ‘Block’ and ‘Save.’
  1. Set up Auto Reply

This feature is useful when you are on a vacation or working on some important project and can’t reply to your emails.

  • Take the mouse over gear icon at top right corner.
  • From the left panel, select ‘Holiday Response.’
  • Tick the ‘Enable automatic responses during these dates (inclusive)’ and select the dates. Type the auto-reply message. You can click on the ‘Send sample copy to me’ button to see how the message will look.
  • Click ‘Save.’
  1. Add New Contacts Automatically

You are not required to add every sender to your contacts. Yahoo will do it for you automatically. You just need to set this command (although it is set by default).

  • Go to ‘Settings’ page from the setting gear icon.
  • Under ‘Writing email’ category, find the ‘When sending’ heading (it is the first heading.)
  • Make sure ‘Automatically add new recipients to Contacts’ option are checked.
  • Click ‘Save.’
  1. Search a Message with Search Operators

Search option is useful for finding that important email from your inbox. Just type your query in the search box and hit ‘Enter.’ If you are sure about exact words in the email, type them within quotes. For instance “project ABC.”

You can search a mail by different fields such as ‘from’, ‘subject’, ‘to:’, ‘cc:’, ‘bcc:’, ‘attachment’ etc. Just use the field name as prefix followed by colons and then your search word. For example, type ‘subject: project’ without quotes in the search box. Yahoo! will list all the emails with word project in its subject field.

Apply these tips and enjoy a smooth Yahoo! emailing experience. Get Yahoo Technical Support on toll-free number for all email related issues.