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Free PC TO PC Call is NOT working on yahoo messenger

I was using yahoo messenger 9.0 & when I tried making a PC to PC call, the response that I get is "Connecting to Voice Service". Its been 5 days and I still get the same response.
So, I unintalled yahoo messenger 9.0 & installed 7.0 instead & there is no change.
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT.

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  • ksiqbalbasha Jan 31, 2009

    I have installed yahoo messenger 9.0.0.2124, after that free PC to PC call is not working, I am getting message CONNECTING TO VOICE SERVICE.., it takes long time then finally giving message "Sorry, but we were unable to place your call. Please try again." Please if some know the solution, please inform. Thanks, ksiqbalbasha@yahoo.co.in 31.01.2009.

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Same problem here! Been having it for about two weeks now. I have two OS on my Mac book, unable to use Yahoo PC to PC or Yahoo Phone Out services on both Windows and Leopard. Incidentally this happened right after I reloaded my Phone Out balance. Chatted with 4 yahoo reps, with no concrete results yet. It seems to have been escalated now to their engineering department. Note: Chat service is offered to people who use Phone Out.

    Also, the voice service worked on two occasions in the past two weeks and this happened at the same time I was chatting with the yahoo rep. I am now sure that this is not a problem with our system, so don't bother tweaking your system.

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    I have the same problem I've switched between version 8 and 9, confirmed the correct TCP port is open, I've tried the recommended ones... I'm not getting results either.

  • Leanne Whalen Feb 05, 2009

    I have the same problem here, too, I've switched between versions 8 and 9, I've ensured the correct TCP ports are open (tried all 4 they recommend on the site)..

    I've had the problem since Jan 28 as well. Nice to know that it's "systemic" and not something on my end. .


  • Leanne Whalen Feb 05, 2009

    I'm having the same problems. I've switched from version 8 to version 9 and back, and seeing the exact same errors that have been reported by the rest of you.

    I'm just relieved it's not just on my end, but it does seem to be pretty random. It works for other friends of mine.

    Hope to hear the answer soon!


  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    I just have the same problem! Where a hell is the yahoo support?!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    my pc calls not work properley

  • kapoork47 Mar 09, 2009

    Free PC TO PC Call is NOT working on yahoo messenge

  • koti20366 Mar 15, 2009

    I have installed yahoo messenger ver 9.0.0.2136. But unable to locate the call button to initiate PC to PC calls. can anyone help me

  • koti20366 Mar 15, 2009

    I have updated my messenger but unable to locate Call button to initiate PC to PC calls. Messenger Ver is 9.0.0.2136. can anyone help me

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2009

    y isnt my pc to pc not working. everytime i hit the call button my messenger logs off

  • joyup Mar 19, 2009

    For the past 3 days my husband and I can't talk on yahoo and we have been for years because he is overseas but it says no voice signal detected from him and he just gets a dropped call message we can send our webcams just can't talk and we can talk on MSN messenger but can' t use webcams and the sound is not real good. Not sure what is going on but sure would be nice to have this resolved. I also uninstalled 9 and installed 7 and still not working! Frustrating

  • aoh-007 Mar 23, 2009

    pc to pc call is not working in yahoo messsenger and it gives me (connecting voice srevice)what can i do

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2009

    I am not able to make calls from yahoo messenger 9. Pls help.

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    im not getting pc to pc call option on my yahoo messenger

  • Spazzinator May 04, 2009

    I have the same problem with Yahoo! Messenger 8.1 ...
    When I click the call button it rings but it doesn't go through to the person I'm talking to and it does the same when they try to call me.
    We both installed the same version of messenger and its not working.
    HELPPP! :[


  • Anonymous May 07, 2009

    I was using yahoo messenger 9.0 & when I tried making a PC to PC
    call, the response that I get is "Connecting to Voice Service". Its
    been 5 days and I still get the same response.

    So, I unintalled yahoo messenger 9.0 & installed 7.0 instead & there is no change.

    CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT.

  • fana_4_ever May 14, 2009

    I was using yahoo messenger 9.0 & when I tried making a PC to PC
    call, the response that I get is "Connecting to Voice Service". Its
    been 5 days and I still get the same response.

    So, I unintalled yahoo messenger 9.0 & installed 7.0 instead & there is no change.

    CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT.

  • fana_4_ever May 14, 2009

    I was using yahoo messenger 9.0 & when I tried making a PC to PC
    call, the response that I get is "Connecting to Voice Service". Its
    been 5 days and I still get the same response.

    So, I unintalled yahoo messenger 9.0 & installed 7.0 instead & there is no change.

    CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT.

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    i can not call to PC for how many days now

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    what a ******* luck! just when I needed it It stopped to work saying "Sorry, but we were unable to place your call. Please try again."???
    please if any one has got any solution answer me.

  • Dan Yoders
    Dan Yoders Oct 30, 2013

    They no longer have that service, It was discontinued a few years ago. Sorry.

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EVEN THE WHOLE WORLD HAVE THIS PROBLEM .ONLY THE THING YOU CAN DO IS TO MAKE CALLS USING THE OPTION (INVITE TO CONFERENCE)YOU CAN SEE IT IN ACTION MENU IN YAHOO MESSENGER 9.0.YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CHAT AND TALK WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS AT THE SAME TIME.IT SOMETIMES GIVES MORE CLARITY THAN MAKING A CALL.

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I was using yahoo messenger 9.0 & when I tried making a PC to PC call, the response that I get is "Connecting to Voice Service". Its been 5 days and I still get the same response.
So, I unintalled yahoo messenger 9.0 & installed 7.0 instead & there is no change.
CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE IT.

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Guys... stop using Yahoo messenger and start using Skype... its much better... :) ... even in am getting the same problem on the messenger... :(

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**** your system...............It will be alrite........lol

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SOURCE: I was using yahoo messenger 9.0 & when I tried

1.Make sure you have connected JACKS of your headphone correctly.
2.Run CALL SET UP assistant in yahoo.
This should solve your problem, else your headphones are not working poperly.

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SOURCE: Sorry, but we were unable to place your call. Please try again.

sure, lots of ideas, some are hard to check on by email. Do you use a router with your connection?

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To place a free PC-to-PC call to another Yahoo! Messenger customer, you have a choice of three methods:

Method 1: If you wish to call someone on your Messenger List:

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1.Make sure you have connected JACKS of your headphone correctly.
2.Run CALL SET UP assistant in yahoo.
This should solve your problem, else your headphones are not working poperly.

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