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Allow Yahoo! Messenger to Save Credentials

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in How-to, Software, Windows-7

Yahoo! Messenger has been there on the Internet since quite a long time and is considered as one of the best chat messengers available around the globe. In order to use Yahoo! Messenger a person needs to create a user account on Yahoo server and the steps of which are very straightforward and simple. Once a user account is created user can download and install Yahoo! Messenger and can login to it using his user ID and password. One feature that Yahoo! Messenger offers is that it allows users to save their user IDs and passwords so that they need not to type it every time they want to logon to the messenger. However it is recommended that user IDs and passwords should NOT at all be saved on the computers which are shared publicly for example computers in Internet cafes etc. As Yahoo! Messenger user in Windows 7 if you want to save Yahoo user IDs and passwords you are required to follow the steps given below:

  1. Logon to Windows 7 computer and make sure that Yahoo! Messenger is installed on it.

  2. Double click on its icon to open the main interface.

  3. Type in user ID and password in the appropriate fields.

  4. From the checkboxes available check Remember my ID and passwordcheckbox to save the credentials.

  5. Finally click on Sign In button to logon to the messenger.