File Extension Library

.YPS File Extension

  • Developer by: Yahoo!
  • Category: Misc Files

What is an .YPS file?

.YPS file extension is created by Yahoo!. .YPS has been classified as Misc Files.

.YPS is Yahoo! Messenger Data File

Data file created by Yahoo! Messenger, an instant messaging application developed by Yahoo!; used by older versions of Yahoo! Messenger.

Yahoo Messenger! is used to send messages back and forth over the Internet. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Live Messenger (WLM) and AOL Instant Messenger.

List of all softwares that can open the Yahoo! Messenger Data File
Yahoo! Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger

How to Open .YPS file on different platforms

Open .YPS File on Windows

  • Right-click a .YPS
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .YPS file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .YPS files" Press "Ok"

Open .YPS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .YPS file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .YPS File on Linux

Right click on the .YPS file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .YPS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .YPS file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .YPS File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .YPS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .YPS files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .YPS files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .YPS file format
  2. You need to check the .YPS file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)