Customers will now be able to restore lost or deleted contacts from Windows Live Contacts page instead of contacting support.Please note, contacts that were deleted over 30 days ago cannot be restored.In June 2009, Microsoft reported the service attracted over 330 million active users each month, placing Messenger among the most widely used instant messaging clients in the world.Following the acquisition of Skype Technologies in May 2011, Microsoft added interoperability between Skype and Microsoft accounts, allowing Skype (which had features unique to its platform and a wider user base) to communicate with Messenger contacts.
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If you are one of those people that hate Skype for instant messaging and would like to continue using Windows Live Messenger, you are in the right place because this guide shows you exactly how to do that.
Officially Microsoft is no longer supporting Windows Live Messenger and anyone that has Windows Live Messenger will get a nagging message asking you to update.
Microsoft is in the process of upgrading a number of older email addresses with the latest technologies and security enhancements.
If you have a Microsoft mail address – either @outlook.com, @hotmail.com, @uk, @live.com, or @– then your service will be upgraded by June 30th 2016.