BBM launches Finally for Android and iPhone users - NAIJA INFORMATION

October 21, 2013

BBM launches Finally for Android and iPhone users

We have reports from the official BlackBerry Blog that the long awaited BlackBerry Messenger is now available for download for Android, iPhone and iPad users worldwide.

BBm has been a long awaited messaging app which was announced to be a cross-platform based but was delayed in the initial launch few weeks ago following various issues but is now being rolled out in a step by step manner.

For android users visit the Google play store or download here

According to Andrew Bocking, who heads the BlackBerry's BBM business, said "To help manage this unprecedented pent-up demand for BBM, we are implementing a simple line-up system to ensure a smooth roll out".

Earlier before the official launch BlackBerry made it known that 6 million 
Android and iPhone users had pre-registered for the launch of BBM.

BBM launches Finally for Android and iPhone users
It also said that customers that had previously signed up for the launch at BBM.com are able to use the messenging APP right away, without delay while other users will be signed on on a step by step basics.
For other users that have not been signed to use the app can follow the steps: 

  • Open the blackberry site here from your Android or iPhone smartphone.
  • Open the installed app and enter your full email address to pick up a spot in line.
  • You will be emailed by BlackBerry once your turn reaches for activation and you can start using BBM.