Yahoo Messenger - Free chat

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    Yahoo Messenger - Free chat

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    Published: 2011-05-30, by Manu Galvez.

    Yahoo! Messenger is the official app for Android

    • Cross-platform chat
    • Free Voice and Video calls
    • Free international SMS
    • Some features are beta
    • Forceclosings and crashes
    • Need to install extra plug-in for video calls
    • Not supported by too many devices and Android OS versions

    "Yahoo! Messenger becomes cross-platform Talk to your Facebook and Windows Live friends"

    Yahoo! Messenger for Android has been developed to perform almost the same as the desktop versions. Thus, you may give and receive free voice & video calls to/from your contacts. It has to be said though, that that feature is beta and doesn't work as good as it should so far. What you can do with not too many problems is chatting with your Yahoo! contacts as well as your Facebook friends. What's new, and we really appreciate is the possibility to talk to Windows Live friends (breaking the rivalry between both platforms down). As in the desktop version, you will be able to share photos and video throughout the app.

    Once you install the app, it will ask you to download the last Voice and Video Plug-in to enable call features (it's needed). What's more, the video call feature requires Android 2.2 or later. Yahoo! Messenger allows you to send SMS but it's limited to some area that you can check in the developer description out.

    Apart from that, we've noticed some catches, too many for being an official app of Yahoo!. First, most of its features are beta or doesn't work as we you should. Then, some forceclosings and crashes has been reported. And finally, it should be compatible with a wider range of devices and Android OS version.

    Yahoo! Messenger has been developed by Yahoo! Inc, the well known corporation that own Yahoo! Browser, and which has developed for Android some apps like Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Weather, Yahoo! Answer, among others.

    Yahoo! Messenger has to have its Android version since there are lots of Yahoo! users who want it. The problem is that the app is not up to expectations. Yahoo! should take it seriously and improve its performance to offer to its users also a great mobile experience.

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    by Emmanuel , Appszoom

    May 30, 2011


    The all-new Yahoo Messenger is the fastest, easiest way to chat and share lots of photos and animated GIFs instantly. Plus, now you can unsend messages—yep, you can take it all back!

    More than just a messenger:
    • Chat one-on-one or in groups
    • Yes, take backs! Tap "Unsend" to remove photos and messages from a conversation
    • Instantly share lots of videos and high-resolution photos in one go
    • Swipe to view photos beautifully displayed in a carousel
    • Express yourself with animated GIFs
    • “Like” messages and photos in the conversation
    • Offline/low connectivity mode—anything you share will be posted once you’re back online
    • Optimized for use with TalkBack

    Yahoo Messenger is also available for Windows/Mac at

    Using the previous version of Yahoo Messenger? Go to to learn more about the new changes.

    Interested in becoming a beta tester for our app? Help us test our unreleased and newest version here:

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