Windows Live Messenger

Windows Live Messenger Windows Live Messenger can be used with Windows Live/MSN (i.e. Hotmail) accounts.

  1. Download and install the Windows Live Messenger Desktop Software.
    Windows Live Messenger
  2. Once the software is installed, sign in using your Windows Live account or register for a new Windows Live account.
  3. Add contacts by clicking on the Add Contacts icon and choosing "Add a Contact..."
    Add Contact
    1. Your contacts must also have a Windows Live account and be using Windows Live Messenger in order to use Video Chat.
  4. Once you've added the Contact you want to chat with, click on their screen name.
    Begin Chat
  5. When the chat window opens, choose "Video." You can now begin video chatting.
    Video Chat
  6. To end your chat, click on "End Call."
Learn more about using voice and video with Windows Live Messenger in this article.