Discontinuation of MSN Windows Live Messenger and Hotmail interoperability with Yahoo Messenger
Yahoo Messenger no longer works with MSN Windows Live Messenger and Hotmail IDs.
Impact: Yahoo Messenger users will see their MSN Windows Live Messenger and Hotmail contacts disabled.
MSN Windows Live Messenger and Hotmail users:
- Get Yahoo Messenger: If you would like to start instant messaging (IMing) with Yahoo Messenger, please download the latest version of Yahoo Messenger.
- Another Yahoo IMing option - IM from Yahoo Mail: You can also IM using Messenger in Mail from Yahoo Mail with no download required.
- To learn how to use it, see our help article about using Messenger in Mail.
- Get a Yahoo account: Go to the Yahoo Registration page and follow the prompts to set up a new Yahoo account.
- MSN Windows Live Messenger and Hotmail interoperability was discontinued on December 14, 2012.
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