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Yahoo! Messenger for BlackBerry®

Bring your conversations with you

BlackBerry users: Get an amazing version of Yahoo! Messenger, designed just for your phone – and loaded with your favourite IM features. Send a message, respond, change your status, view emoticons, photos or links, or create a custom message to tell your friends what you’re doing.

There’s so much more you can do

We’re not kidding – it’s jam packed with new ways to IM. Know when you get a new message with instant notifications. Try a conference and invite multiple users into one conversation. Get a universal inbox for all your Yahoo! Messenger, Mail and text messages.

  • Instant messaging to Yahoo! Messenger contacts: Message your friends reliably in real-time
  • Message notification: Get notified when you have a new message, even from an idle screen.
  • Status Updates: Access your friends’ availability ('Available' or 'Offline') or custom status messages (‘Back in 5 mins’) and update your own in real time.
  • Photo sharing & file transfer: Send photos, files, voice memos, and more.
  • Personalise: Tailor your experience with avatars, emoticons and custom ringtone alerts.
  • Conference: Invite multiple users into one conversation.
  • Universal Inbox: Access to your Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Mail and SMS messages all in one inbox.

How to download Yahoo! Messenger on your BlackBerry:

  • If the Yahoo! Messenger icon is already on your home screen, click on it to install the service.
  • If there is no Yahoo! Messenger icon on your home screen, input your smartphone number into the purple box above. We'll send you a link to a URL. Click on the link and select Download to get Yahoo! Messenger,
  • Or input into your phone's browser and follow the easy directions.

How to locate the app:

  • After downloading, you will find Yahoo! Messenger in the Applications folder.
  • We recommend that you move the Yahoo! Messenger icon to your home screen so you can locate it with ease. Select Menu Key, Move, and scroll to Folder-Up and confirm.

How to set up sound notification for new Yahoo! instant messages:

  • Click on the Profiles icon from home screen, select Advanced
  • Choose Normal (Active), select Messenger – New Message
  • Change ringtone and volume.

Get Messenger for BlackBerry

Enter your mobile number.

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Or type this URL into your phone's browser:

Here's the easy way to get Yahoo! on your phone

1. Enter your mobile number. Include your area code.
2. Yahoo! will send an SMS to your phone that includes a link. Click on the link and follow the directions to get Yahoo! for mobile.
3. Congratulations! You now have access to Yahoo! mobile services on your phone.

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This Yahoo! mobile service works on all kinds of phones

Whether you have a smartphone, or standard feature phone, if you have a data plan, Yahoo! for mobile services can run on your phone.

Enter your mobile number in the box on the right, and we'll send you a text message with a link to get Yahoo! on your phone.