Whether your friends and family are on their mobile phone or at their computer, you can send them text messages,
Windows Live instant messages, or start a
Repeat to add more recipients, and their names will be added automatically in the
For example, tap
available to sign in so that your family and friends will see you online in their
Windows Live Messenger.
After you set your chat status and sign in, you'll see who's online in the
Messaging app. Tap a contact to send the person an instant message.