How to video chat on Yahoo! Messenger.
Video Chat on Yahoo! Messenger.
As many other programs for instant messaging, Yahoo! Messenger offers video chatting. With Yahoo! Messenger you get the possibility to see another person even if they are in the other part of the world. While talking to a friend, you can resize the video chat window to use full-screen mode. Yahoo! Messenger allows you to hold the call, turn off microphone and sound, and set different views of the chat window. Download Yahoo! Messenger and try this feature!
Let’s video chat on Yahoo! Messenger.
Start video chat on Yahoo! Messenger.
Launch the application and enter in your profile. On the top of the window click on Actions and select Start Video Call. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+J to make this faster.
Find contact for video chat on Yahoo! Messenger.
Yahoo! Messenger will show you the list of contacts. Find the necessary person. Pay attention to the two tabs – My Contacts and Other Contact. If the person is not added to your list of contacts, you need to open the Other Contact tab and enter the Yahoo! ID of this person.
Video chat on Yahoo! Messenger.
Now you need to wait until the connection is established. You can click on End call to finish your conversation, or put your video chat on hold (arrow 1). Make your video chat full-screen, or select to show other modes (arrow 2).
Video chat settings on Yahoo! Messenger.
Set up here your video and voice chats. In general, you do not need to change anything here, but you may specify, which camera, microphone or speakers you will use with Yahoo! Messenger. To add more, by clicking in the line Open Video and Voice Setup you will be able to check, if all devices work correctly with Yahoo! Messenger.
Download Yahoo! Messenger and try video chat!