New Build: 126.96.36.199
There is a new build of the Windows version of Yahoo! Messenger now available for download (188.8.131.52). It includes improvements in voice quality and sign-in as well as fixes for minor bugs with the new Microsoft Windows Vista operating system that launches on January 30.
If you’re unsure which version you’re using, go to the Help menu in Yahoo! Messenger and choose “About Yahoo! Messenger.” If your version number is 184.108.40.206 or lower, you should download the latest version.
New Free Voice Feature
Now you can use Yahoo! Messenger to call toll-free U.S. numbers that start with area code 800, 888, 877, or 866*. We added this feature to support a new click-to-call advertising campaign for the scary movie “The Messengers,” opening February 2 in the U.S.
If you’ve never called a land line phone using Yahoo! Messenger’s Phone Out service, calling a toll-free numbers is a great way to try the service for free without having to sign up first. Click a phone number below to make a toll-free call right now. (You must be signed into Messenger and using version 8.1).