can someone help me on how to use IM. I also need help inviting a yahoo user. Please help?
- ♱♫True Colors☺♥Lv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
NEW TO YAHOO MESSENGER?
You can choose to download and install the full featured Yahoo! Messenger client which supports webcam, chat rooms and PC to PC calling. or you can chat via Yahoo Messenger for the Web or the new chat feature of Yahoo! Mail.
Full Installer for Yahoo Messenger 220.127.116.112 (US version)
Here is a Yahoo Messenger help page with the different help topics that you can click on. Be sure to also click on Tutorials near the top as well. http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/messeng...
Here is a link that yahoo gives to explain the features of yahoo messenger and to compare the features among the different versions : http://messenger.yahoo.com/features/
Please note that you can find the tutorials and help pages under Help at the top of your Yahoo Instant Messenger.
If you have Windows Vista OS then read below as well for troubleshooting during installation.
DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION TIPS FOR Y!M
Try downloading the full installer of Yahoo Messenger (see link above) and save it to your desktop. It comes directly from a yahoo server and by-passes the web installer that most use. If on Windows Vista right click the full installer and choose “Install as Administrator”.
Vista users if still unable to install it, after you download the installer, you might have to temporarily disable the User Account Control (UAC). You can easily turn it back on. On the Control Panel (Category View) choose User Accounts and Family Safety, next choose User Accounts, and then click Turn UAC on or off.
CAN I CHAT WITHOUT DOWNLOADING YAHOO MESSENGER?
Sure you can chat via Yahoo Messenger for the Web as well as in Yahoo! Mail now there is a chat feature. There will be no chat rooms though you can just chat with your contacts.
Yahoo Messenger for the Web:
Yahoo Classic Mail Chat:
All New Yahoo Mail Chat: