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Yahoo messenger pp

  1. 1. by Ruth Mulvey<br />Yahoo Messenger<br />
  2. 2. To get started:<br />You open a browser window and type in yahoo messenger.<br />
  3. 3. Click on yahoo messenger download. This will open a window to start the download process.<br />
  4. 4. This is Yahoo Messenger.<br />You can download it here for free.<br />
  5. 5. There are so many things you can do with Yahoo messenger besides just sending instant messages to your friends. Microsoft Windows has many features that you can use regarding communications.<br />You can:<br />Send instant messages to your friends<br />Join chat rooms to discuss your favorite topics<br />Share photos from your desktop<br />Make voice calls to other Yahoo Messengers<br />Call friends on their phones from Yahoo Messenger<br />
  6. 6. Get a phone in account and receive phone calls in Yahoo Messenger<br />Send text messages to your friends mobile phones for free <br />You can plug in a webcam and share live video with your friends<br />IM conferencing is available to instant message with many friends at one time<br />You can also send files instantly to a friend while you are chatting with them (this feature has a 2GB limit)<br />
  7. 7. If you have Windows XP, you can use the following features for productivity:<br />Allow IM Forwarding to send instant messages to your mobile phone as text messages<br />Use a Contact Search Bar to search for your IM friends<br />Start a web search right from your Yahoo! Messenger window<br />View and edit your Yahoo! Address Book information<br />Make yourself invisible to some friends while appearing visible to others at the same time<br />Use call forwarding to send incoming calls to another phone number<br />
  8. 8. Use Yahoo! Mail alerts which notify you when you have a new Yahoo! Mail message arrives<br />Voice mail is available when you are not<br />Message Archiving to maintain your communications<br />Tabbed IM Windows to reduce desktop clutter by organizing multiple conversations into a single window<br />Buzz Alert to get your friend’s attention with a click of the Buzz button<br />Yahoo! Updates to get real-time updates about what your friends are posting online<br />
  9. 9. Plug-ins are available to add content, services, and games to Messenger<br />Audibles allow you to send an animated, talking character to liven up your IM<br />Emoticons let you express your feelings with animated, smiling faces <br />Avatars which represent your style and graphic image<br />Skins which give your IM world a new look<br />IMVironments liven things up with interactive, themed backgrounds in the IM window <br />You can make your IMs fun and personalized by using: <br />
  10. 10. Yahoo! Games allows you to play games such as pool, backgammon, checkers, and more<br />Allows you to customize your online status message to let your friends know what you are doing, seeing, or feeling<br />Assign custom ring tones to different callers or upload your own audio files to use<br />Customize fonts and colors to suit your personality<br />During voice calls you can throw in a sound effect or upload a music file to play as a soundtrack in the background<br />
  11. 11. To recap:<br />Download Yahoo! Messenger:<br />It’s fun, it’s free, and you can talk to anyone anywhere as long as they have it too<br />