How to Open Two Yahoo Messengers at the same time?

Yahoo! Email is the most popular email service around the world. You can find many helpful and exciting features in a Yahoo! Email account. Yahoo! Messenger is one of its best features. It gives a facility to send instant messages to your contacts. Windows only allows only one instance of Yahoo! Messenger to run at a time. However by modifying few options in windows registry, you can run more than one Yahoo! Messengers at the same time.

Learn How to Open Two Yahoo Messengers at the same time by following the below given steps.


Step # 1 – Open the “regedit.exe” File

Go to the start menu and open the “regedit.exe” file. You can easily locate this file by typing its name in the windows search box on the lower end of the start menu.

Open a system file

Step # 2 – Open Current User’s Software Settings

Once the “regedit.exe” file is executed, it will open the Registry Editor window. Here you have to open a series of folders. First of all, open the folder which is named as the “HKEY_CURRENT_USER”. Now click on the “Software” folder from the list of its sub folders.

Go to the current user settings

Step # 3 – Select Yahoo Registry Settings

Now click on the “Yahoo” folder and then select the folder which is named as the “Pager”. Click on it to open.

Open the messenger registry folder

Step # 4 – Add a New Value

Here in the folder of Pager, you will see the Test Folder. Right click on this folder and select the “New” option from the menu. Now click on the “DWORD (32-bit) Value” option to add a new value in this folder.

Insert a value in registry

Step # 5 – Named your New Value

Once the new value is created, write its name as the “Plural”. You can also rename this value by right clicking on its name and select the “Rename” option from the menu.

Change its name

Step # 6 – Open the Modification Option

After renaming the value, right click on it and select the “Modify” option from the menu.

Open its settings

Step # 6 – Change the Value

In this new window, you will find a text box which is labeled as the “Value data”. Enter its value as the “1” then click on the Ok button to save and exit.

Adjust its value

Step # 7 – Open Multiple Yahoo! Messengers

After successfully creating a new registry value, you can now open multiple instances of Yahoo! Messenger. In order to restore the default, simple delete this new value from the windows registry option.

Use multi yahoo messenger