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You can view contact details and modify them as often as necessary.
Note: Yahoo!Xtra Messenger and your Yahoo!Xtra Contacts are integrated and synchronised. When you modify contact information in one application, you’re modifying the same contact information in the other application as well.
Yahoo!Xtra Messenger provides a variety of ways for you to communicate with anyone who is a Messenger user. Here are just a few of the ways you and your friends can communicate:
To take full advantage of Yahoo!Xtra Messenger and allow for easy communication, add your friends to your Messenger List and Address Book as contacts and keep their contact details current, such as the contact’s ID, phone number, email address, and so on. Maintaining contact details ensures that you always have the most up-to-date communication information and allows you to contact the person from various places in Messenger, such as sending an SMS message from the person’s contact card, the Address Book, or through the IM window.
View a contact’s details in one of the following ways:
In your Messenger List, move the cursor over a contact’s name, and click the button to show the rest of the contact details.
Then click the View/Edit Contact Details link.
Right-click a contact name and select Contact Details from the displayed menu.
In the Address Book, click a contact name, and then click the View/Edit Contact Details link.
Tip: Alternatively, you can double-click the contact’s name.
In the IM window, select Contact Options > Contact Details from the Actions menu.
The Contact Details window opens.
Update information in any of the tabs, then click the Save & Close button.
You can update some contact information, such as phone numbers and email addresses, through Using Instant Messaging tutorial.found in instant messages. To learn more, see the
To quickly populate a contact’s details, request the information directly from the contact. When she sends them, you can let Messenger do the work of updating her information in your address book.