Repeat the process to invite others to view your broadcast.
You can request to view a contact's webcam by clicking "More Actions" and then "View Webcam."Click the "Actions" menu at the top of Yahoo Messenger and then "Start Video Call…" Select the person you want to call, or click "Other Contact" and enter his Yahoo ID, and then click the "OK" button.
Click the "Help" menu button and then "Set Up Video and Voice." Follow the three-step process to test your computer's microphone, speakers and webcam settings.
Click "Messenger" and then "My Webcam" to view a preview of your webcam.
Click "Actions," "More Actions" and then "Invite to View My Webcam." Select the contact you want to share your webcam with under My Contacts -- or click the "Other Contact" tab, enter the person's Yahoo ID and then click "OK." Yahoo sends an invitation to your contact, and a conversation window appears when your contact accepts your invitation.
A conversation window opens with a preview of your webcam while you wait for your contact to answer the call.
After your call is connected, your video is shared automatically with your contact.
Move the slider under "Broadcast My Webcam With" to adjust the quality of your broadcast.
For example, place the slider in the middle to balance quality with speed.
Yahoo, meanwhile, was plagued with issues, including everything from spambots to the last remaining real-life users kicking people from rooms with booters. Armed with an updated feature set and an array of new options, the new Yahoo Messenger launched in December 2015.
Although a CAPTCHA was added to prevent spamming, it was already too late. Some of the features of the platform are: Because Yahoo has been around for so long, it's likely that you already have contacts on the platform that you can start chatting with right away.
You can configure your webcam using Yahoo Messenger Preferences.
If you're having trouble using your webcam with Yahoo Messenger, verify your system requirements and test your settings with the Yahoo Video and Voice Setup assistant.
Install your webcam's drivers from the manufacturer's website or installation disc.