|What Is Archiving?||Setting Your Archiving Preferences||Viewing Your Archives||Managing Your Archives|
You can view your most recent instant messages with a contact in the conversation window. When you open the conversation window with a contact with whom you have archived messages, a Show Recent Messages link appears at the top of the window. Click that link or press the F3 key to view your recent conversations.
You can also view your archived messages using the Message Archive window.
Open the Message Archive window by selecting Message Archive from the Contacts menu in your Messenger window.
View a list of your instant messages in one of the following ways:
To see a list of all your conversations, click the Messages folder.
To see a list of conversations with a specific contact, expand the Messages folder, then select the contact’s folder.
Tip: If you’ve been instant messaging while the Message Archive window is open, select Refresh from the View menu to see the latest archive.
To sort your list by Date (the default), Contact, or Your Profile, click the column heading:
Select a conversation in the list to view its text in the pane below.
While viewing an archived message, you can save, copy, print, or delete it.