Sunday, February 23, 2014

Steps To Add Gmail To Windows Live Messenger

In Windows Live, users are required to create a new email address if they want to sign up for the email service. But while using Windows Live Messenger, you do not require such credentials. This is an instant messaging application developed by Microsoft, compatible with Windows, Blackberry OS and iOS. It enables users to contact with their family and friends via text, voice, as well as video chats. According to the Windows Live support, you can access the messenger service with any email address sign into the Windows Live Messenger service.

You can try the following instructions to add your Gmail to Windows Live Messenger for chatting.
  • In the first step, you need to go to the Windows Live sign-in page at and click on the Sign Up button.
  • You need to click on the Check Availability button, followed by the option Or use your own email address beneath it. Here, enter your Gmail email address in the Email Address box. Now, enter the required details in the spaces provided.
  • In the next step, enter the verification letters in the box and click on the I Accept button, to agree to the Microsoft service agreement.
  • Now, go to the sign-in page for your Google Gmail account and sign up by entering your user name and password in the box, and clicking Sign in. Check and open the verification email from Windows.
  • Now, you need to verify your account by clicking on the verification link in the email, followed by OK on the Your Email Address is Verified page. At any point of time, you can also seek assistance from the technicians at the Windows Live support.
  • In the next step, you need to click the Messenger button and then on the Add Friends option. This would enable you to add your contacts' email addresses to your Windows Live Messenger account.
  • In Windows Messenger, you can also identify friends who are already signed onto Windows Live Messenger. A green dot would be present next to a contact's name in the Messenger list, near the top of the site. You just need to click on the specific contact's name to start chatting via the chat window.
These steps would help you to add your Gmail account to Windows live Messenger for chatting. For more information, you can always contact our 24x7 technical support team.

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