BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is now available for Android and iOS mobile platforms in Google Play, App Store, and selected Samsung App Stores.
On 21st Oct 2013, BlackBerry announced that it has officially resume rollout of BBM for Android and BBM for iPhone around the globe.
You will see BBM in Google Play, App Store and in select Samsung App Stores. Yes, BBM is free to download.
However, BlackBerry is implementing a queuing system for those who are interested to install BBM on Android or iPhone:
- Visit BBM.com from your Android or iPhone browser to download BBM.
- Install and open BBM app and enter your email address to hold your spot in line.
- BlackBerry will email you as soon as you reach the front of the line and can start using BBM.
Good news. If you are one of the millions who previously signed up for information about BBM at BBM.com, you can start using BBM immediately without waiting in line.
Innitially, the launch dates for BBM for Android and BBM for iOS is September 21 and 22, respectively. BlackBerry is 1-month late.
BBM for iOS was released in Malaysia last month but was quickly halted due to demand strain on its servers, and then delayed BBM for Android launch.