I am setting up IM for the first time on my computer

Santos, Vilma vsantos at utsystem.edu
Wed Mar 6 17:27:50 EST 2013

Ah!  I see, that is a problem.

Thanks for the guidance!

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-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Doliner [mailto:mark at kingant.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2013 3:33 PM
To: Santos, Vilma
Cc: support at pidgin.im
Subject: Re: I am setting up IM for the first time on my computer

On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 8:04 AM, Santos, Vilma <vsantos at utsystem.edu> wrote:
> I have a yahoo network, but I am trying to plug in so that I can IM 
> with my friends at UT Austin – how do I add these buddies if their 
> account is different from my Yahoo?

With a Yahoo! account it is only possible to add other Yahoo! users to your buddy list.

If they are using a different IM service then you would need an account on that service in order to communicate with them.

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