The latest Yahoo! Provides a great way to keep in touch with friends and family. Messenger is available as a mobile app, but is also available as a desktop client, web client and can even be used on Yahoo! Mail! With tons of options and cool features like the ability to instantly share hundreds of photos or even “send” messages, the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger may soon become your app to communicate with friends and family.
But how do you find friends and family on Yahoo! Messenger for communication? Check out this easy guide to find out!
You can only use Yahoo! Messenger to chat with people using Yahoo! accounts, so make sure the contact you want to chat with is a Yahoo! username and password. If he or she doesn’t have one, you can send them this link to sign up for a new one: https://login.yahoo.com/account/create?specId=yidReg&altreg=0
- Find your contacts in Yahoo! Messenger on PC
- Find your contacts in Yahoo! Messenger on mobile
- Here’s how to access your contacts with Yahoo! Messenger on a mobile device:
Find your contacts in Yahoo! Messenger on PC
Yahoo! Messenger is available to use as a desktop, web, or email client. Select an option to start searching for friends and family with Yahoo! Messenger on the computer:
Click here to download the desktop application
Click here to access the web client
Click here to sign up to Yahoo! an email you can use Yahoo! messenger
If you are signed in to Yahoo! Messenger desktop app or web client, you cannot view your contact list at this time. Instead, click the New icon and start typing a name or email address. If your contact in your Yahoo! contacts, his or her name or email address will appear when you start typing it.
If you are signed in to Yahoo! Mail, click the New icon. From there, you can access a list of your contacts to choose from, and you can also search and filter by entering your contact’s name or email address into the search bar at the top of your contact list.
Find your contacts in Yahoo! Messenger on mobile
Yahoo! Messenger is also available as a mobile app. With Yahoo! offers so many ways to access messenger, it is a handy app to have on hand. As an added bonus, the conversations you have on the mobile version of Messenger are automatically synced to your desktop, email, and web clients, so you can always access your chat history, whichever version of Yahoo! Messenger you use.
Here’s how to access your contacts with Yahoo! Messenger on a mobile device:
If you use Yahoo! Messenger app, download it. Downloading the latest version is recommended if you already have the app to ensure you have access to the latest and greatest features. You can download the app here for your iPhone or here for your Android.
Open the app
Click the “Create” icon, which looks like a pencil in a circle, in the lower-right corner of the screen.
A list of your contacts appears. You can enter your contact’s name or email address in the search bar at the top to filter and search.
If you need more help with your Yahoo! messenger
Are you ready to chat with your Yahoo! Messenger! For more information about using the extended features of Yahoo! Messenger, check out the Guide to the Latest Yahoo Messenger here at Lifewire.com!
Updated by Christina Michelle Bailey, 08/22/16