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YAHOO! Free Voice Calling Now Included With Yahoo Android Messenger App

December 18, 2010 - Written By Chris Yackulic

Everyone wants to video chat on their brand new smartphone…right?  That’s why you bought a model with a front-facing camera after all.  Well, the new update for the Yahoo Messenger App for Android allows you to do just that!  Yahoo Mail also added linking multiple accounts and viewing photo attachments in a gallery.

Here’s the QR Codes to scan with your Android device to instantly install them.  The first is for Yahoo Messenger for Android App, and the second is for the plug-in to enable voice and video calls if you already have Yahoo Messenger installed on your device.

Check out all the cool new features:

  • The best of Yahoo! Messenger: Get an all new IM experience, designed just for your Android phone
  • Video calling: Make two-way video calls with your Yahoo! Messenger friends†
  • Voice calling: Make free voice calls to your Yahoo! Messenger friends†
  • Get instant notifications: Always know when you get a new message or friend request
  • Check status: Access your friends’ status and update your own availability
  • Manage your contacts: Add, edit and synchronize contacts from Yahoo! and your phone address books
  • Connect from your Android: Chat with your Yahoo! Messenger and MSN/Windows Live friends
  • Photos and Emoticons: Send camera and gallery photos and express yourself with emoticons; plus receive pix from your IM friends
  • Buzz: Tap the icon and “buzz” your IM friends from your phone

† Requires installation of Yahoo! Messenger Voice & Video Add-on in addition to Yahoo! Messenger app for Android. Carrier charges may apply.

Go ahead, grab those updates now and change the way you use Yahoo Messenger for Android!