7. Exchanging Instant Messages

What You’ll Do

Start the Messaging App

View the Messaging App Window

Add Messaging Accounts

Modify Account Settings

Change Messaging Options

Change My Status

Send and Receive Instant Messages

Invite Other to Instant Messages

Add Emoticons to Instant Messages

Delete Instant Messages

Introduction

Windows makes communicating with others over the Internet easier than ever with the Messaging app. You can talk to others over the Internet (like you do on a telephone). The Messaging app is an instant messaging program that allows you to exchange instant messages with a designated list of contacts from the People app over the Internet. An instant message is an online typewritten conversation in real time between two or ...

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