Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC

Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC 1.0

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Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC lets you chat Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC is a free instant messaging client that lets you chat with your friends and check your favourite news. View full description

PROS

  • Tabbed interface
  • Yahoo News, Sport, Weather and Stock Prices
  • Yahoo! emoticons

CONS

  • Basic preferences
  • Limited contact list options

Good
7

Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC lets you chat Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC is a free instant messaging client that lets you chat with your friends and check your favourite news.

The program offers a simple user interface and the different sections like News, Sports, Stock Prices and Weather are divided in tabs at the bottom of the screen. The messaging client in Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC has all the Yahoo! emoticons and you can start chatting right away by using the keyboard in the Pocket PC touch screen.

Compared to other IM applications for Windows Mobile, we expected Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC to be a bit better equipped. The preferences menu only allows you to configure the connection settings and lets you choose from only four different sound alerts. Your contact list can be updated but you can only change the name and nickname given to your friends. Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC has the bare necessities to get you started chatting on your Pocket PC. Thanks to its tabbed interface you’ll be able to follow up the news on the fly. However, it lacks the advanced features and extended customization to fight off competition of excellent alternatives like

Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC will allow you to chat with your friends online, check out your favorite sports news, general news, weather and stock prices.

— User reviews — about Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC

  • i_m_Sagar

    by i_m_Sagar

    "No this won't work......."

    Please check your windows Mobile version before downloading n installing.... because this doesn't work on my Sony Erics... More.

    reviewed on September 13, 2010

  • Madan Mohan Ambat

    by Madan Mohan Ambat

    "Absolutely useless"

    I downloaded the program and tried to configure it(!!) for my Glofiish M700. It gives you a message that it is connectin... More.

    reviewed on March 27, 2010

  • NAA_2010__

    by NAA_2010__

    "Not working with WM6.1"

    This doesnt work on WM6.1 either, personally its rubbish, yahoo go was a really good application but then it went down o... More.

    reviewed on March 26, 2010

  • androne

    by androne

    "useless"

    what does this actually work on. just says connecting and doesn't even support rotating properly. im using a imate jasja... More.

    reviewed on September 15, 2009

  • oxyg3n

    by oxyg3n

    "Doesn't work"

    It doesn't work with HTC Touch Diamond ( WM6 ). It just says "Connecting..." ... More.

    reviewed on September 6, 2009

  • txrose12060

    by txrose12060

    "Won't Work with my Pocket PC"

    Won't work with my pocket pc. Just says connecting. More.

    reviewed on November 26, 2007