Change Your Display Name And Screen Name In Windows Live Messenger 2011

Change Your Display Name And Screen Name In Windows Live Messenger 2011

There are a lot of updates that have been made in the newly released version of Windows Live Messenger (previously called MSN Messenger). In the past, you were provided with the feature to change display name, nickname or screen name. The display name needn”t necessarily have to be your real name. Now, Windows Live Messenger 2011 displays the details of first name and last name, which the user provides in Windows Live Profile, at the time of account creation

So, to change the personal details and display name, user has to make the changes in their configured and saved profile, which is inside the account profile of Windows Live. The original name is for the purpose of user identification in Windows Live Messenger, Hotmail, SkyDrive, and other parts of Windows Live.

Unfortunately, one more big change the user might face is the error message of “Your Name Contains Characters That Are Not Allowed”, which is if they will try to add emoticons with their display name. The reason for this is, now the use of casino spiele punctuation symbols are prohibited with the first name and last name.

Now, as a Windows Live Messenger 2011 user, you might be wondering if there are any solutions of this problem. The answer is, YES, there is a solution of this problem. Please read on for solutions.

  1. Login to Windows Live Messenger 2011
  2. Edit your name by clicking on the username field, and selecting the drop down menu that appears. It is as simple as that 🙂

Appear Offline On Windows Live Messenger 2011

Appear Offline Now Even With The Windows Live Messenger 2011

Everyday, the big Software Development organizations like Google and Microsoft are working on introducing new features in their already developed applications to give their customers more user friendly applications. However, when they add new features, they remove some very useful attributes from their applications too. It happened recently with the launching of Windows Live Messenger 2011 in which many new attributes and characteristics were introduced and many popular attributes have been removed too. The main removed attributes among them is Windows Live Messenger 2011’s block list.

Block list facility in messengers and other application is always useful to stop unwanted messages and emails and to ignore the people whom you don’t want to interact with due to some personal reason or due to your busy schedule. When a user blocks a person on their messenger or email, it is not possible to see them appearing online or offline and message and email from the blocked person will not be delivered.

In new version of Windows Live Messenger 2011, the facility to block contacts has been removed. The removal of this has made all blocked contacts be reappeare at online status and are able to see the status of contacts who download the upgrade version of Windows Live Messenger 2011.  

Unfortunately, the users will not be able to block directly an unwanted person or contact in Windows Live Messenger 2011. However, they still can be on sn offline mode to the people or group of contacts by taking some workaround steps. This is notable that they cannot block the contacts, but can appear offline to the other parties and they will receive the messages and IM sent by other parties and the detail of the unwanted person like name will still be appeared in the contact list of WLM 2011.

If users want to appear offline to some contacts or group of contacts, then take below mentioned easy steps to do so:

Log in to Windows Live Messenger 2011. From your messenger’s list, right click on the person’s name in the list whom you want to be offline and click on the option “Apear Offline To This Person“. and it is done. That’s it.