Yahoo Messenger will be discontinued - After July 17, 2018 you will no longer be able to access Yahoo Messenger. Until the end of November 2018 you can download your messages and images to save to your computer or device

Sign in to Yahoo Messenger without a phone number

If you don't want to sign in with your phone number, you can sign in with your Yahoo ID instead.

 By default, people can send you invitations when they search for your phone number or email address, even if you sign in with your Yahoo ID. You can change your privacy settings to stop getting friend requests.

If you already have a Yahoo ID

  1. On the sign-in screen, enter your existing Yahoo ID or email address, and tap Continue.
  2. Enter your Yahoo passsword, and tap Sign in.

If you don't have a Yahoo ID

  1. Sign up for a new Yahoo account from your computer (not from your phone).
    - A mobile number is required for registration. It's used for account verification and recovery.
  2. Sign in to Yahoo Messenger on your phone using your new Yahoo ID.