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BBM for Android and BBM for iOS now available from the App Store and Google Play Store

0. phoneArena 21 Oct 2013, 15:15 posted on

For those who don't feel like going to BBM.com and registering your email address before getting the OK from BlackBerry to run BBM, the long awaited messaging app is now available from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store; those who only know of BlackBerry from reading about the company's problems, or from doing a quick once-over of a BlackBerry model at a phone store, will be surprised at how much thought the Canadian based OEM put in BBM in the first place...

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posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:22

1. kid.wonderbread (Posts: 38; Member since: 16 Dec 2009)


Haven't really used BBM. Serious question. What makes it that much better then Hangouts?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:39 2

8. TomTheNerd (Posts: 67; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)


it's just more popular.

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:46 7

10. rdaex (Posts: 56; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


Deliver & Read receipt
Secure form of communication
No phone number required
Hangouts generally sucks

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 16:05 4

12. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1618; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


"hangouts genrally suck".....haha good one!!!

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:22

2. apple4never (Posts: 762; Member since: 08 May 2013)


got it, seems ok it took too long though

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:30 1

3. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Too little, too late. I used to hear from BB users going on and on about how great BBM was, but they've long since moved on to iPhones and Galaxys.

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 02:40

31. reckless562 (Posts: 545; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)


true thaaaatt!

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:32 1

4. md227a (Posts: 112; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


Installed it and set it up, but can't do anything till any of my friends install it. If they even bother because of all the other options already available.

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:45 2

9. boomboom (Posts: 50; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)


send me the invite i will msg you lol

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 02:40

32. reckless562 (Posts: 545; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)


me too!!!

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:33

5. boomboom (Posts: 50; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)


does it required wifi connection all the time to send msg?????

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:37 13

6. Santi_Santi (unregistered)


not at all! it will be using pigeons to send and receive the messages... isn't that nice?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 15:39

7. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Passenger pigeons, amiright?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 17:22

17. aahmed215 (Posts: 74; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)


Ever heard of mobile networks?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 19:35

23. Ikechukwu (Posts: 125; Member since: 03 Oct 2011)


Hahahaha

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 02:41

33. reckless562 (Posts: 545; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)


pure AWESOME slam bro!!! was like a special move lol

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 16:02

11. Akfred (Posts: 66; Member since: 08 Nov 2012)


Pls am from Nigeria and its not available in my country yet
Pls can someone upload the apk file for me? akfredfred@hotmail.com
Thanks

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 17:22

18. runzlord (Posts: 21; Member since: 13 Oct 2013)


Bro we gotta wait o! The stuff has made me tired. I trying to download it with my iphone. Had to change my store to US buh opening a new apple id with US location is almost impossible!

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 16:05

13. izim1 (Posts: 68; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


The difference between bbm and kik?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 16:57 1

15. JazzyLucey (Posts: 4; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


Theres a que for it now L0L

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 02:42

34. reckless562 (Posts: 545; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)


true, ur cute btw, if thats u :)

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 17:17

16. julz17ronald (Posts: 45; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)


I have installed BBM and it's working fine except It won't allow me to change the profile picture. Maybe a bug or server is busy.

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 17:33

19. uchihakurtz (Posts: 171; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


Installed it and it's looking nice, I like it.

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 17:44

20. tigerdollars (Posts: 1; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)


Takes forever to set up bbm...blackberry respond to Nigerians call

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 18:04

21. remyrz (Posts: 183; Member since: 28 Oct 2010)


download it and it says its servers all full, i have to wait till they email me when there's a spot... -___-.. geez

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 19:37

25. Ikechukwu (Posts: 125; Member since: 03 Oct 2011)


Same here. It's like am on a long line. Pathetic

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 18:10

22. bukas4luv (Posts: 5; Member since: 15 Oct 2013)


Is si good to have it

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 19:36

24. jonartpop (Posts: 152; Member since: 25 Oct 2012)


perfectly fine :) thank you bbm.

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 21:02

26. Sire3008 (Posts: 74; Member since: 26 Sep 2013)


Finally... Will you be allowed to chat with BB owners? Or just with people that downloaded it in the same way as you did?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 21:41

27. saenaedewe (Posts: 39; Member since: 01 May 2013)


Yes you can chat with BB owners. I have already tried it with my wife (which still uses Blackberry phone)

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 22:30

28. E.S.1 (Posts: 286; Member since: 14 Sep 2013)


What makes it better then WhatsApp for example?

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 23:06 1

29. SAYED-EJAZ (Posts: 216; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)


I am also thinking..let me use ..everyone say BBM,BBM all time..let me see what is there inside :P

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 23:34

30. saenaedewe (Posts: 39; Member since: 01 May 2013)


It's just the same messenger like the others, but I still installed it anyway...
why? because most of my colleague in my country still uses blackberry phones and BBM, they won't give up the phone and BBM because they also still have a lot of their colleague using blackberry and BBM...

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 03:09

35. scriptwriter (Posts: 396; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


Too little, too late. None of friends have blackberrys anymore. They are all using whatsapp on Android. Blackberry should have done this last year

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 09:28 1

36. ashisharbola (Posts: 60; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


Add me Pin:73EF2717 and Pin:28DE0923

posted on 22 Oct 2013, 09:43

37. sefadziprince (Posts: 3; Member since: 04 Oct 2013)


is it available in all countries?

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