Manage group settings in Yahoo Messenger

Personalize your group by setting a photo, changing its name, or adding members. Or, if you want to stop seeing or posting messages to the conversation, you can always leave the group.

Yahoo Messenger for Android

Add members

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap Add people.
  3. Enter the names or Yahoo email addresses of those you want to invite.
  4. Tap the Done icon Image for the Done icon..

Remove members

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap View members.
  3. Tap the name of the person you want to remove.
  4. Tap Remove member.
  5. Tap Remove to confirm.

Change group name

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap the current group name.
  3. Enter a new name.
  4. Tap the Done icon Image for the Done icon..

Set group photo

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap the current group photo.
  3. Select a new photo.
  4. Tap the Done icon Image for the Done icon..

Leave group

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap Leave group.
  3. Tap Leave to confirm.

Yahoo Messenger for iOS

Add members

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap Add people.
  3. Enter the names or Yahoo email addresses of those you want to invite.
  4. Tap Done.

Remove members

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap the name of the person you want to remove.
  3. Tap Remove from group.
  4. Tap Remove user to confirm.

Change group name

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap the current group name.
  3. Enter a new name.
  4. Tap Done.

Set group photo

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap the current group photo.
  3. Tap Take Photo to take a new photo, or Photo Library to use an existing photo.
  4. Select the photo you want to use.
  5. Tap Done.

Leave group

  1. From the group conversation window, tap the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Tap Leave group.
  3. Tap Leave group to confirm.

Yahoo Messenger for Desktop

Add members

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click Add people.
  3. Enter the names or email addresses of those you want to invite.
  4. Click Done.

Remove members

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click the name of the person you want to remove.
  3. Click Remove Member.
  4. Click Confirm.

Change group name

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click the current group name.
  3. Enter a new name.
  4. Click Save.

Set group photo

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click the current group photo.
  3. Select a new photo.

Leave group

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click Leave group.
  3. Click Leave to confirm.

Yahoo Messenger for Web

Add members

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click Add people.
  3. Enter the names or email addresses of those you want to invite.
  4. Click Done.

Remove members

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click the name of the person you want to remove.
  3. Click Remove Member.
  4. Click Confirm.

Change group name

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click the current group name.
  3. Enter a new name.
  4. Click Save.

Set group photo

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click the current group photo.
  3. Select a new photo.

Leave group

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the conversation settings icon..
  2. Click Leave group.
  3. Click Leave to confirm.

Yahoo Messenger in Yahoo Mail

Add members

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the settings icon..
  2. Click Add people.
  3. Enter the names or email addresses of those you want to invite.
  4. Click Add.

Remove members

Right now, there's no way to remove someone else from a group using Yahoo Messenger in Yahoo Mail. However, you can remove other group members using Yahoo Messenger for Web.

Change group name

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the settings icon..
  2. Click Edit group profile.
  3. Click the current group name.
  4. Enter a new name.
  5. Click Save.

Set group photo

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the settings icon..
  2. Click Edit group profile.
  3. Click the current group photo.
  4. Select a new photo.
  5. Click Save.

Leave group

  1. From the group conversation window, click the Group settings icon Image for the settings icon..
  2. Click Leave group.
  3. Click Leave to confirm.