How do I change my screen name while on messenger?

I'm logged into yahoo messenger under my screen name but it shows my full name to whoever I'm talking to. Why doesn't it just show my screen name

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    You can change the name that appears to others by following these steps:

    → Log in to your Yahoo! Messenger

    → Click on Messenger on the top menu bar within your messenger window

    → Click on My contact details

    → Change your name

    also...

    → Log in to yout Yahoo! Mail

    → Click on My account

    → It will ask to verify your account

    → Under Address/Contact Information click Edit and change your name

    :)

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    In request to your message, when you request someone to add you to their contact list, you can change the name that will appear to them.

    → Log in to your Yahoo! Messenger

    → Click on Contatcs on the top menu bar within your messenger window and choose Add contact

    → Type in the friend's ID

    → Click next and the next page you can change the name that will display as

    :)

  • Erika
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    sign into messenger, visit the profile section under messenger heading and alter/edit your profiles. you are able to create new profile so as which you do no longer coach your e mail and so on. particularly easy. wish it helps

  • 1 decade ago

    You will want to remove your name on your Account Details.

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