How to change chat status message from Yahoo Mail

Yahoo mail provides users with option of changing the Yahoo Chat Status message. This can be done by using the drop down available at the top Yahoo Mail.

Logon to Yahoo Mail Account.


Click the drop down available before sign out option.


The drop down will display a different Status  Message that can be set for a Yahoo Chat. For example if you do not want to receive any chat messages then you can remain invisible to your contacts by selecting Invisible Status message.

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  • daubett August 5, 2011, 7:13 am

    I changed my status to invisible a long time ago, but I keep getting invitations to chat from people I do not know. How do I stop getting unwanted invitations. I’d really like to be able to select specific people in my contacts who I am visible to without getting unwanted chat invitations. Is there a way to do that? If not, is there away to disable chat altogether?

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