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BBM

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Language:
English
OS:
  • Android
Latest version:
Varies with device 15/01/16
Last month's downloads:
22,330
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BBM is fully compatible with:

  • Android 4.0
  • Android 4.1
  • Android 4.1.1
  • Android 4.1.2
  • Android 4.2
  • Android 4.2.1
  • Android 4.2.2
  • Android 4.3
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An instant messaging classic goes multi-platform

Alan Le Bihan

Recent changes

  • Support for Android 2.3.x added

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Clicking the download button will take you to the Google Play store, where you can download the app.

Review last updated: 24/02/14

Pros
  • Multichat
  • Sending files, photos, voice memos
  • BBM groups
  • You control the people who can send you messages
Cons
  • BB 10 interface lacks some flexibility
  • No VoIP
  • Registration takes a little too long

BBM brings you together in the moment with friends and family through instant chats, voice calls, picture sharing, voice notes and more.

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Chat with friends on Android, BlackBerry and iPhone:

• BBM is always on and always connected – no app to open
• Know when messages have been delivered (D’s) and read (R’s)
• Say ‘hello’ with BBM Voice – free voice calling between BBM Contacts*
• Quickly share photos, files, documents, voice notes and more
• Allow contacts to view your location live on a map, powered by Glympse*
• See when contacts are responding to your message
• Emoticons for every mood and emotion let you express yourself

With BBM, what you share is yours to control:

• Timed Messages:  Set how long contacts have access to messages and pictures shared in a chat before it disappears from the screen.**
• Message Retraction: ‘Retract’ a message to remove it from your BBM chat.*
• You choose how to share your information - BBM uses PINs instead of phone numbers or email addresses so that it's more private, and you always control who can contact you
• You choose your contacts – 2-way opt-in means you have control over who is able to message you

Chat and Share with many at once:
• Groups – BBM groups help you share pictures, lists, and appointments with group members. You can even be in a group with people who aren't part of your own BBM contact list.
• Multi-person chats – Invite multiple contacts to have a chat together.
• Broadcast messages – Send a message to multiple BBM contacts at one time.

BBM Channels: Join conversations happening now about the things you love.
• Create a new channel to share your thoughts, ideas and passions. 
• Subscribe to an existing BBM channel to join chats with others who share your interests.

Create your own BBM profile:
• Post a profile picture using images, pictures or even animated pictures (GIFs).
• Update your status to let people know what you’re up to or how you feel

Data charges may apply

While these features are designed to remove the message or picture the recipient’s BBM chat view, they do not prevent recipients from capturing an image of the content by taking a screenshot or using an image capture device.  Retracting a message after it has been read by the recipient will remove the message from the BBM chat view, but will not affect copies of the message that the recipient may have made prior to the message being retracted.

*Note features not available on Android smartphones running 2.3.x (Gingerbread)

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