By default, other people who use Messenger can request to add you to their contact list if they know your Yahoo ID.To adjust these settings, check out this video about using your ignore list.It display when you communicate in Yahoo Messenger.

If you want to delete a contact: Remember: Before you delete a contact, make note of the Yahoo ID if you also want to add the person to your ignore list.

Report abuse: Yahoo takes matters of abuse seriously.

If you receive spam[Y2] , be sure to report it by using the Report Spam button.

This action immediately adds the person to your ignore list.

Be sure to use a computer with virus and malware protection software.

Safety tip: Think before you open any link — even if you know the person.

For additional privacy — or to avoid distractions during work — set your online status to "Invisible." Shared computer access vs.

private: If you use Yahoo Messenger on a shared computer, do not check "Remember my ID and password" during sign-in, and be sure to sign out when you are finished.

You can turn this setting on or off in Yahoo Mail Learn how to see your saved conversation history.

Messenger supports media: Files and photos can be shared in Yahoo Messenger.

You can chat in real time, make high-quality video calls, update your status, see your friends' updates, send SMS messages, and share photos and files instantly.