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Choose Default Ringer in Yahoo! Messenger in Windows 7

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in How-to, Software, Windows-7

When Yahoo! Messenger chat application is installed on a computer system it automatically configures itself to use the default speakers for ringer. In other words whenever a user receives any incoming audio or video call from any of his/her friends the default audio output device is used by the ringer to notify the user. In the cases of laptop PCs whenever an external headphone is connected the default configuration is automatically changed and the voice of the ringer can be heard through speakers of the headphone. Like all other configurations in Yahoo! Messenger this configuration can also be left intact to get the optimum performance from the application however if users want they can still modify the settings according to their requirements. As a Yahoo! Messenger chat application user in Windows 7 if you want to do so you are required to follow the steps given below:

  1. Provide appropriate credentials in the interface of Yahoo! Messenger application.

  2. Click on Messenger menu and then go to Preferences option.

  3. On the opened box in the left pane click on Video & Voice Devices category.

  4. From the right pane under Select devices section choose the appropriate option from the drop-down list available in front of Ringer.

    Default Ringer

  5. Click on Ok button once you are done with the configuration.