Accept or block an invitation in Yahoo Messenger

When someone who you haven't chatted with before sends you a message, you'll receive an invitation in Yahoo Messenger to connect with them.

If you know the person and want to chat with them, accept the invitation. If you don't know the person or don't want to chat with them, block the invitation to prevent them from sending you messages and invitations in the future.

Note - The "Invitations" icon or alert only appears when you have new invitations.

Yahoo Messenger for Android

  1. Tap the Invitations icon Image of the Invitations icon. at the top of the screen.
  2. Tap the name of the person who sent you an invitation.
  3. Tap Accept or Block.

Yahoo Messenger for iOS

  1. Tap Invitations at the top of the screen.
  2. Tap the name of the person who sent you an invitation.
  3. Tap Accept or Block.

Yahoo Messenger for Desktop

  1. On the left side of the page, above your list of conversations, click Invitations.
  2. Click Accept or Block beside the name of the person who sent the invitation.

Yahoo Messenger for Web

  1. On the left side of the page, above your list of conversations, click Invitations.
  2. Click Accept or Block beside the name of the person who sent the invitation.