Yahoo Messenger – Download the latest Version Here.

Yahoo Messenger – Download the latest Version Here.

Yahoo Messenger, created by Yahoo, is one of the oldest free instant messaging services on the internet today. It may not have been as popular as other web-based instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, WeChat and Snapchat, however, it has an enormous number of users worldwide. As it is one of the so many products created by Yahoo Mail, Yahoo messenger requires that you must own a yahoo account before you can use this instant chat platform. If you do not have a yahoo account then you show read my guide on how to create a yahoo mail account. Over the years, Yahoo messenger has been free to download, install and use – even as they have shut down the old yahoo messenger or let me say revamp it to the latest version v0.8.231. This post is really about how you can download the most recent yahoo messenger. Before I can get to that part, let me give you the benefits and features of the yahoo messenger so that you can make an informed decision.

Features of Yahoo Messenger

  • Yahoo messenger allows its users to instantly communicate with other users via messages, video and voice calls.
  • With is chat messenger, you can get notifications when you have a new email in your inbox and other social media networks.
  • To add contacts, you can import them from your email account or just add their yahoo ID or email address.
  • Regardless of your operating system, you can download Yahoo messenger as it is compatible with Mac, Windows, OSX, Android, iOS and Symbian. Therefore it can be downloaded on smartphones, tablets and your home PC as well.
  • YM has additional features that you can customize on your interface such as weather reports, the stock market prices and so much more.
  • If you make a mistake or regret a comment you made, you can easily “unsend” it.
  • You can share top quality photos and animated GIFs pictures with your friends.
  • Just like you can “like” a photo on Facebook, you can also do that on the latest version of yahoo messenger.
  • It is easy to use and completely FREE!

That said, let us go on to what you really came here for-`

How to Download Yahoo Messenger (YM)

For the purpose of this guide, am going to download and install yahoo messenger on my laptop. So you are going to see a step by step tutorial with pictures on how it is done.  And am also going to point you in the right direction when it comes to downloading YM to your smart phones, tablets and other devices.

Let’s go!

Go to the Yahoo Messenger Official Website Here.  On the center left hand side of the page you will see “Download for Windows” Click on it. If you do not have enough space on your system to download the file or you do not want to download the app, you can still use the messenger by clicking on “Go to web app” . It’s on the top – left side of your home page. There, you can still login to YM using your yahoo account details (i.e. your Username and password)

Once you click on “Download for Windows”, the yahoo messenger setup tool will appear and prompt you to save the file. Click on “Save File” to download the setup. You can save the file in any folder you choose on your system.

Once the file has finished downloading, you can go to your browser’s download list to locate it. Double click on the downloaded setup. When it opens, click on “Run”. This will upload the contents of the file to your system (at the background). This will take a few moments.

As soon as it is done, the YM platform comes up. Click on “Sign in” to enter your instant chat account. You will be required to enter your email address and password ( Example is as shown below).


As soon as you have entered your yahoo mail account details, your YM opens up for you. Here you can instantly chat with your friends, invite your contacts to join yahoo messenger, add new contacts and so much more

If you want to download Yahoo messenger for IPhone or iPad Click Here

If you want to download Yahoo messenger for you android phones  Click Here

If you want to download YM for Blackberry Phones Click Here

To download YM on your phones or mobile devices in other languages:








Việt Nam                      

South Africa                 



If you need help in respect to Yahoo messenger for your PC on other languages follow the links provide here

Argentina (Español)

Australia (English)

Deutschland (Deutsch)

United States (English)

España (Español)

France (Français)



Việt Nam

South Africa


I hope this post helps. Next i will be talking about common problems that yahoo messenger users face and how to tackle them. Cheers.

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