Install or upgrade Yahoo Messenger
There are two ways to download the latest version of Yahoo Messenger:
From the Yahoo Messenger download page
- Go to the Yahoo Messenger download page.
- Click Download Now and follow the instructions.
From within Yahoo Messenger
- Select Help | Check for Updates. A Messenger window opens in your browser.
- Select Update Now and follow the instructions.
Note: If you already have the latest version of Yahoo Messenger, you'll see a message confirming that you already have the latest version.
To learn more about the latest additions, please visit the Yahoo Messenger Features page.
Good to Know
- Uninstallation is not necessary to upgrade to the latest version of Yahoo Messenger.
- Download time can take anywhere from 1 to 15 minutes. In addition, 100 MB of free disk space is required.
- Please also review the system requirements for Yahoo Messenger.