Add contacts to your Messenger list
In Messenger you can quickly add a contact by using the Add a contact icon, or by using the Contacts menu.
Add a contact
Choose a method to add a contact:
- Using the "Contacts" menu: Select Contacts | Add a Contact. - Using the "Add a contact" icon:
* In newer Messenger versions: Click the Add a contact icon under the "Contacts" tab. * In older Messenger versions: Click Add a Contact at the bottom of the Yahoo Messenger window.
Select the group that you'd like to add this contact to.
- "Friends," the default group, adds the contact name to your main Messenger List.
Add a brief introduction in the box that follows (Optional).
Select Change to make the changes to your display name which displays to your recipient. If there is any select an alias from the pull-down menu (Optional).