|Overview||A Safe Environment||Importing Contacts||Using the Add to Messenger List Window||Adding From Your Address Book||Adding From an Instant Message|
You can use Yahoo! Messenger to communicate with anyone who uses Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, and Windows Live™ Messenger if you know the person’s Member ID, Yahoo! ID, or Windows Live™ Messenger ID. To take full advantage of Yahoo! Messenger—send instant messages, place PC-to-PC calls, play games—add people to your Messenger List where they are known as your contacts. Once a contact is on your Messenger List, you no longer need to remember his or her ID.
Tip: You can’t place PC-to-PC calls to or play games with your Windows Live™ Messenger contacts. These features aren’t supported.
You can add contacts to your Messenger List in any of the following ways:
To maintain a safe environment, you must request permission to add someone to your list just as he or she must request your permission to add your name to their list. The next task provides more detail on this reciprocal process.