Yahoo! Messenger Released For The Blackberry

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Yahoo! BlackBerry
Yahoo! Inc. and Research In Motion today announced the availability of Yahoo! Messenger on Blackberry handhelds. The Yahoo! Messenger application leverages BlackBerry “push” technology to deliver instant messaging for Blackberry mobile customers. With Yahoo! Messenger available for BlackBerry devices, your Yahoo! instant messaging comes with you while you’re on the go! Communicate with other Yahoo! Messenger users, whether they’re using desktop computers, a BlackBerry device, or another mobile device.

Most of the features in the regular desktop Yahoo! Messenger client is available on the Blackberry version, including emoticon support, contact list management, shortcuts, and added new features including the ability to set message notification like a tone or vibrate.

To learn more visit:
http://www.blackberry.com/products/service/im.shtml

*Note: At this time, the download link is broken.

  • myles

    looks like they aren’t quite ready yet? link so far just splashes a page to effectively say, “coming soon”

  • myles

    looks like they aren’t quite ready yet? link so far just splashes a page to effectively say, “coming soon”

  • ··metaCOREtex··

    it is posted now .. but u MUST have a rogers or nextel bb to grab it :(

  • ··metaCOREtex··

    it is posted now .. but u MUST have a rogers or nextel bb to grab it :(

  • Paul

    I’ve got a Nextel, but the install never finishes, it just hangs when trying to get information from the BB. It requires System software version 4.02…

  • Paul

    I’ve got a Nextel, but the install never finishes, it just hangs when trying to get information from the BB. It requires System software version 4.02…

  • Paul

    I’ve got a Nextel, but the install never finishes, it just hangs when trying to get information from the BB. It requires System software version 4.02…

  • natz

    it’s either blackberry or yahoo messenger sucks! (or both)…. It doesn’t install with my BB

    Error

    An unspecified error has occurred.

  • natz

    it’s either blackberry or yahoo messenger sucks! (or both)…. It doesn’t install with my BB

    Error

    An unspecified error has occurred.

  • Ellyn

    Can’t download it from bb’s site just gives an error message. 8/24/06

  • Ellyn

    Can’t download it from bb’s site just gives an error message. 8/24/06

  • George

    on my bb it says service not enabled for this handheld

    what service?

  • George

    on my bb it says service not enabled for this handheld

    what service?

  • Teo

    On my bb it says service not “enabled for this handheld”
    what service?

  • Teo

    On my bb it says service not “enabled for this handheld”
    what service?

  • http://www.purnell78.com/ George

    I wrote an article about how to get yahoo messenger to work on AT&T BlackBerrys. http://www.purnell78.com/index.php/articles/1-phones/3-get-yahoo-messenger-version-2-working-on-atat-blackberrys

  • http://www.purnell78.com George

    I wrote an article about how to get yahoo messenger to work on AT&T BlackBerrys. http://www.purnell78.com/index.php/articles/1-phones/3-get-yahoo-messenger-version-2-working-on-atat-blackberrys