Download Yahoo! Messenger: PC, Mac, Android (APK)

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Discontinued in 2018, Yahoo! Messenger was an instant messaging app by Yahoo! that provided innovative messaging and file-sharing features.

What is Yahoo! Messenger?

Yahoo! Messenger stood as an instant messaging client and associated protocol developed by Yahoo!. It was part of the Yahoo! ecosystem, as you could use your Yahoo ID to access it and other services. It provided valuable and innovative features like VoIP, chat rooms, and instant messaging, but it has been discontinued since 2018.

What are the key features of Yahoo! Messenger?

  • Instant messaging: You can start either one-on-one conversations or create group chats with your contacts, friends, and family. You can send instant texts, photos, animated GIFs, and videos up to 2GB each, have lively conversations, and even like other people's messages to let them know you. 
  • Take backs: You can remove any media content you shared or text message from the conversation just by tapping on Unsend. That is pretty useful when you send a message to the wrong person.
  • Voice and video calls: On mobile versions of the app, you can call your contacts for free using voice and video calls.
  • Games: From the conversation windows, you can directly access games and challenge your contacts for epic and fun moments.
  • Plug-ins: You can create and add plug-ins to Yahoo! Messenger and add features to the application.
  • Listen to music: You can listen to free and paid Internet radio services thanks to the integrated Yahoo! Music Radio plug-in.
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How to use Yahoo! Messenger?

You can open the application, but the service has been shut down, so you won't be able to interact with anyone anymore.

Is it free?

Of course, Yahoo! Messenger is free to use.

Is it safe?

Yes, it is safe to use, firstly because no malware has been detected, and secondly because you cannot receive or send messages.

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