Yahoo Messenger - free SMS, video & voice calls

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Description

Stay connected with your friends—anytime, anywhere with Yahoo Messenger.† Send free international text messages.††† Or share photos and videos with your Messenger contacts in real-time.

Smart features include:
• Voice and Video: Make free voice and video calls to your Yahoo Messenger contacts††
• Multitasking: A notification alerts you when an IM arrives, even when the app is running in the background
• Send free international SMS messages: Text your friends in the USA, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Canada, Pakistan, Kuwait and Thailand †††
• Show and tell: Capture and share photos and video in real-time

† Requires iOS 6.0 or higher
†† Video is available for the iPhone & iPod touch
††† Recipients of SMS may be charged by their carriers

Yahoo does not offer communication services in Switzerland. In order to use the Messenger App you need to register a Yahoo account in a foreign country. You are subject to the applicable terms of service and governing law.

What's New

Version 2.2.9 (May 09, 2014)

• Security enhancements
• Support for retina display sizes

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Version 2.2.8 (Sep 20, 2012)

• Security enhancements

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Version 2.2.7 (Aug 08, 2012)

• Performance and stability enhancements
• Additional language support: Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Danish and Norwegian

Note: we are aware of the login issues reported and with this release we have
instrumented the application to help us diagnose the problems. Expect major
improvements in subsequent versions.

Your feedback is important to us and we encourage you to provide logs so that we can effectively investigate any issues. Please report issues from within the app via Settings > Report Problem and provide a short description of your issue.

Thanks for your continued support!

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Version 2.2.6 (Jul 14, 2012)

• Ability to unlock your account from your mobile device if necessary
• Performance and stability improvements

Note: we are aware of the login issues reported and with this release we have
instrumented the application to help us diagnose the problems. Expect major
improvements in subsequent versions.

Your feedback is important to us and we encourage you to provide logs so that we can effectively investigate any issues. Please report issues from within the app via Settings > “Report Problem” and provide a short description of your issue.

Thanks for your continued support!

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Version 2.2.5 (Dec 22, 2011)

• Fixed an issue with starting new conversations

Thanks for all the feedback! Please keep sending logs so we can effectively investigate your issues. You can do this from within the app via Settings > “Report a Problem”.

Stay tuned for more fixes in the new year!

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Version 2.2.4 (Dec 19, 2011)

• Fixed multiple crashers

***** IMPORTANT *****
This version fixes a few crashers including one where the app crashes at launch. Unfortunately it introduces AN ISSUE WHERE YOU SOMETIMES CANNOT START NEW CONVERSATIONS. We have submitted an update with a fix to Apple and it's waiting for review. The issue disappears if you receive a message from someone else. You can also work around it in the following way:

1. Sign in to Messenger
2. Close the app by tapping the Home button
3. Kill the app:
-- i. Double-tap the Home button to display a menu of recent applications
-- ii. Tap-and-hold the Messenger icon until it start to wobble
-- iii. Click the red minus on the Messenger icon
-- iv. Tap the Home button
4. Start Messenger again

We're sorry for the inconvenience this is causing.

Your feedback is important to us and we encourage you to provide logs so that we can effectively investigate any issues. Please report issues from within the app via Settings > “Report a Problem” and provide a short description of your issue.

Thanks for your continued support!

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Version 2.2.3 (Dec 09, 2011)

New in 2.2.3
- Fixed a crash at start up

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Version 2.2.2 (Nov 30, 2011)

This release addresses several issues around:

• Loading contacts and presence
• Performance
• Sending & receiving messages
• Signing in

Your feedback is important to us and we encourage you to provide logs so that we can effectively investigate any issues. Please report issues from within the app via Settings > “Report a Problem” and provide a short description of your issue.

Thanks for your continued support!

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Version 2.2.1 (Oct 11, 2011)

We have heard your feedback that there were multiple issues with the last update and we apologize for any inconvenience caused. This release addresses several identified reliability issues around:

• Sign in
• IM send & receive
• Initiating voice and video calls
• Privacy settings
• Compatibility with iOS 5

Your feedback is important to us and we strongly encourage you to provide logs so that we can effectively investigate any issues. Please report issues via “Report a Problem” inside the application and provide a short description of the issue you are encountering.

Thank you for your continued support!

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Version 2.2 (Aug 29, 2011)

• Stay signed in to your chats on your iDevice and Messenger 11 for Windows at the same time – receive messages only where you are active.
• Enabled Phone Out on iPad†
• Improved stability and performance

† Available to premium users in the US, Singapore, France, Germany and Spain

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Version 2.1.1 (Jun 21, 2011)

• Improved performance
• Multiple fixes around installation and message delivery

New in previous version 2.1
• iPad-optimized layout
• Voice & video calling for iPad 2
• Improved spam management: block one or all add requests from a single view
• Fixed multiple bugs including the unexpected sign-out issue

This update requires iOS 4.0 or higher

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Version 2.1 (May 18, 2011)

• iPad-optimized layout
• Voice & video calling for iPad 2
• Improved spam management: block one or all add requests from a single view
• Fixed multiple bugs including the unexpected sign-out issue

This update requires iOS 4.0 or higher

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Version 2.0.1 (Oct 27, 2010)

- Enabled video calling on iPod touch (4th generation).
- Bug fixes.

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Version 2.0 (Oct 11, 2010)

Connect with your IM friends using video and voice with the newest Yahoo! Messenger app for your iPhone. Make free voice and video calls to your Messenger friends, low cost calls to land line or mobile phones, video calls—plus get new features like multitasking, instant notifications and free SMS.

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Version 1.4 (Apr 03, 2010)

• IM with friends who use Windows Live™ Messenger right from the Yahoo! Messenger app.
• Fixed the crash that some users were reporting at login time

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Version 1.3.1 (Jan 05, 2010)

Enhancements

• Users now have the ability to set a display image from within the app. This was one of the most requested features by our users.

• Users will now see real time updates when their contacts change their display image.

• File transfer now supports more file types – office docs, pdf & video files to name a few.

• A new privacy option for users to opt for ignoring incoming messages from anyone who is not on their Messenger list.

• App is now offered in 4 new languages – German, French, Italian & Spanish.

• Several bug fixes.

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Version 1.3 (Dec 03, 2009)

Enhancements

• Users now have the ability to set a display image from within the app. This was one of the most requested features by our users.

• Users will now see real time updates when their contacts change their display image.

• File transfer now supports more file types – office docs, pdf & video files to name a few.

• A new privacy option for users to opt for ignoring incoming messages from anyone who is not on their Messenger list.

• App is now offered in 4 new languages – German, French, Italian & Spanish.

• Several bug fixes.

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Version 1.2.3 (Sep 19, 2009)

Announcements
• Check out our other Yahoo! apps at: http://itunes.com/yahoo!

Enhancements

• Users now have the ability to set a display image from within the app. This was one of the most requested features by our users.

• Users will now see real time updates when their contacts change their display image.

• File transfer now supports more file types – office docs, pdf & video files to name a few.

• A new privacy option for users to opt for ignoring incoming messages from anyone who is not on their Messenger list.

• App is now offered in 4 new languages – German, French, Italian & Spanish.

• Several bug fixes.

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Version 1.2.2 (Aug 25, 2009)

- Fixed Login issues
- Fixed application crashes
- Improvements to BUZZ!!! functionality
- Performance Improvements
- Removed idle status - user now appears available when signed in but not in the app
- Tweaked Push Notification Sound
- Bug Fixes

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Version 1.2.1 (Jul 21, 2009)

The latest version of Yahoo! Messenger for iPhone is now available. Here’s what’s in store for you:

New message alerts 
(push notifications)

We’ve taken advantage of Apple’s 3.0 push notifications platform to enable new message notifications. Now, you will be notified when a new IM comes to your iPhone, even if the Yahoo! Messenger app is closed (or your phone is asleep).

Stay online for up to 2 weeks
The Yahoo! Messenger for iPhone app will keep you signed in and visible to your Yahoo! Messenger friends for up to two weeks. When the app is closed on your phone, your status will show you as online but in an Idle state. Friends can IM you and when they do, you’ll receive a new message notification as described above.

Bug Fixes and Performance enhancements

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Version 1.2 (Jul 21, 2009)

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

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Version 1.1 (May 01, 2009)

What’s new in version 1.1?

Key changes include:

- Users can now utilize the wider, larger button landscape keyboard for typing messages

- Improved reliability and sign-in experience

- Report a Problem feature - A feedback channel to easily inform Yahoo! about any issues or requests

- Some other minor bug fixes

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Version 1.0 (Apr 06, 2009)

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Versions

2.2.9May 09, 2014Current release
2.2.8Sep 20, 2012
2.2.7Aug 08, 2012
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2.2.6Jul 14, 2012
2.2.5Dec 22, 2011
2.2.4Dec 19, 2011
2.2.3Dec 09, 2011
2.2.2Nov 30, 2011
2.2.1Oct 11, 2011
2.2Aug 29, 2011
2.1.1Jun 21, 2011
2.1May 18, 2011
2.0.1Oct 27, 2010
2.0Oct 11, 2010
1.4Apr 03, 2010
1.3.1Jan 05, 2010
1.3Dec 03, 2009
1.2.3Sep 19, 2009
1.2.2Aug 25, 2009
1.2.1Jul 21, 2009
1.2Jul 21, 2009
1.1May 01, 2009
1.0Apr 06, 2009First tracked
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About

Compatibility: Universal

Category: Social Networking

Updated: Dec 12, 2014

Version: 2.2.9

Size: 12.8 MB

Language: Bokmål, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Vietnamese

Seller: Yahoo

Rating: Rated 4+

Requirements: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Bundle ID: com.yahoo.messenger

App ID:  309219097  [Copy]