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#1 boregard

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Posted 21 August 2011 - 06:23 PM

searched forum and didn't find anything. i wanted to know if it is possible to disable or block I.m and chat in yahoo mail? i never use it and just get a lot of IM spam. any help or advice will be appreciated. Thanks, boregard

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Posted 21 August 2011 - 06:48 PM

You can't disable it totally from appearing. But you can turn the chat feature off so it isn't signed in when you read mail.

The following is assuming you're using the new version of Yahoo Mail:

Sign in to your Yahoo mail, when the page completely loads, look for the Online Contacts list on the left hand side. Click the yellow 'Lightning Bolt' style icon. That will sign you out of chat and disable the feature from the page.

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#3 boregard

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Posted 22 August 2011 - 05:21 AM

thanks for the info animal, not saying that there is anything wrong with chat or IM but if you don't use it why put up with all the IM spam. there is a couple of john does in contact list that i cant remove or delete. i think it is just another security risk for someone to exploit. Thanks, boregard




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