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BBM for Android and iOS release closes in after public viewing

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Since the company first announced it was coming there have been a lot of mobile users looking forward to the wider availability of the BlackBerry Messenger service, and now it seems that the BBM for Android and iOS release is closing in following a public viewing of the app in action.

It is expected that the BBM application for the Android and iOS platforms will be available this month, and the app has made an appearance at the Toronto International Film Festival running on a Samsung Galaxy S4 and an iPhone.

Some lucky users were able to test the app with reports suggesting the BBM app runs smoothly on both the Android and iOS platforms, and both versions reportedly looked pretty similar while also closely resembling the BlackBerry 10 version of the app.

It was also confirmed it will not be PIN based and instead require a BBID, and while there was no official announcement of its availability there is talk that it could be released at anytime that ties in with previous comments from BlackBerry executives.

Many have wondered how much the appeal for the BBM service will be considering the messaging services that are already available on the two platforms, but many of our readers have stated that they are really looking forward to the apps release.

Are you looking forward to the release of BBM on Android and iOS?

Source: BlackBerryOS.

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30 thoughts on “BBM for Android and iOS release closes in after public viewing”

  1. Reply
    Olly Be says:

    the more they delay the less interested I get its like they waiting until the last official day of summer which is on the 21 September to release it

  2. Reply
    Toby Gee Gee says:

    NO more, don’t release it stupid, annoying people.. so its’ not PIN but BBID. you can suck my ass.. keep your bullshit to yourself old faggotties

  3. Reply
    Ashu says:

    as soon as they release it, I am migrating off bb to android, the only thing holding me back before was bbm, now its gonna be available on android, i dont see any reason to stay with bb anymore

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        Kingsley says:

        the NSA have known what you have been doing since your parents signed your birth certificate, take off the tin foil hat.

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            delusional, this man has a problem. i’ll just ignore because from a distance people can’t tell who is who

          5. extermin8or2 says:

            It’s unfortunate but a large portion of people in comment sections on websites are… idiots.

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