How To Access Yahoo! Chat On an iPad

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How To Access Yahoo! Chat On an iPad
Access Yahoo chat with your iPad. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images)

If you use Yahoo to chat with people while using a laptop or desktop computer, you might want to also use the service to communicate with them while using your iPad. The standard Apple iPad can connect to the Internet over Wi-Fi, while the Wi-Fi + 3G version can also go online using a cellular data network.

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Things you need

  • Your Apple ID

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  1. 1

    Tap the App Store icon on the iPad's home screen when the iPad is connected to the Internet.

  2. 2

    Tap "Search."

  3. 3

    Tap the search bar at the top of the window. A keyboard will appear. Type "Yahoo Messenger," and then tap "Search." Tap Yahoo Messenger from the results list.

  4. 4

    Tap "Free" and then type your Apple ID at the prompt to download and install the free Yahoo Messenger app on your iPad.

  5. 5

    Tap the Yahoo Messenger app icon on your iPad's home screen to launch it.

  6. 6

    Type your Yahoo ID and password in the login window and then tap "Sign In." You can now access chat with Yahoo on your iPad.

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