Download Yahoo! Messenger App for Mac

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Downloading the Yahoo! Messenger for Mac App on the Web

Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo! Messenger is an instant messaging service that allows you to communicate instantly with others over the internet. It works across platforms, so you can communicate with others no matter if they are on a Mac, a PC or on their iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone or tablet. 

Downloading Yahoo! Messenger for Mac is easy! First, navigate your web browser to the Yahoo! Messenger for Mac download site.

Click "Download for Mac." The file will download to your hard drive's Downloads folder by default.

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Unzip the Yahoo! Messenger App

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Next, locate the Yahoo! Messenger for Mac zip file in your Downloads folder. Double-click the zip file. The Yahoo! Messenger app will be unzipped and appear in your Downloads folder. 

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Drag the Yahoo! Messenger for Mac App to Applications Folder

You can move the app to your Applications folder to keep your applications together if you wish. Simply drag and drop the app file into your Applications folder.

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Launch Yahoo! Messenger for Mac

To launch Yahoo! Messenger for Mac, locate the app in your Launchpad and click it. You can also find the Yahoo! Messenger app in your Applications folder—double-click it here to launch it.

Congratulations! Your Yahoo! Messenger for Mac download is now complete.