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Why does my email not sync on my Mac if I have read it on my iPhone or iPad? I can read it in my iPhone or Mac, but it does not show as read on my Mac.

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What type of email account do you have? IMAP/POP/Exchange/Etc. – Brad R Jan 11 '12 at 17:40
Yahoo mail, its IMAP or POP – hesback23 Jan 11 '12 at 17:52

POP does not sync your "read" information (and various other things)

Yahoo does not allow IMAP access, according to the customer response quoted on this link:

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