Yahoo! Mail Alerter

Yahoo! Mail Alerter

Uses your Yahoo! login cookie to check for new Yahoo! mails (i.e. no password required)

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What is Yahoo! Mail Alerter?

Yahoo! Mail Alerter is a Firefox add-on that uses your Yahoo! login cookie to directly connect to Yahoo! Mail, checking for new emails without requiring a password. It provides alerts when new emails arrive in your Yahoo! Mail box and does not send your data to any remote server.

Stats
Users: 292 ▼ -3
Rating: 4.06 (17)
Version: 1.5.1 (Last updated: 2020-03-27)
Creation date: 2018-03-08
Weekly download count: 3
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • notifications
  • contextMenus
  • https://mail.yahoo.com/
  • https://login.yahoo.com/
Size: 28.09K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Summary

Alerts you when new emails arrived in your Yahoo! Mail box. Uses cookie to make direct connection to Yahoo! Mail, i.e. does not require password, and your data fetched from Yahoo! Mail server doesn't go to any remote server. Now that this add-on works even if you enable tracker content blocking (Trackers or Third-party tracker cookies), consider enabling those features.

Go to options to change mail check frequency or turn off/on notification.

Yahoo! and Yahoo! Mail are trademarks of ‎Oath Inc., with which this add-on is not affiliated.

User reviews
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Safety
Risk impact

Yahoo! Mail Alerter is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Yahoo! Mail Alerter if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Yahoo! Mail Alerter has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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