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starfish9638
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎06-05-2012
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: Rogers

Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch

Help! My BBM is not working. I try to add people by scanning their barcode in and it says that they are pending. But when I ask people if they got the invite they don't. I try to add people by putting in their PINs and it does the same. They try to add me and it says that I'm pending but I didn't get the invite. What do I do to fix this? D:

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Otacon4
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-28-2012
My Device: Blackberry Torch 9800
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch

Yea, I am having the EXACT same problem.  I added my friend and she added me, then one day I woke up and she wasnt on my contacts anymore.  So I added her again and all it says now is "Pending".  Same on her end as well.  I can use BBM to text anotehr of my friends on it, but just not her or another friend.  I even deleted both of them manually and tried to re-add them manually.. Same effect.. "pending"..   I even went so far to completely delete BBM and reinstall it... Didnt help.... what to do?

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JSanders
Posts: 82,907
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch


starfish9638 wrote:

Help! My BBM is not working. I try to add people by scanning their barcode in and it says that they are pending. But when I ask people if they got the invite they don't. I try to add people by putting in their PINs and it does the same. They try to add me and it says that I'm pending but I didn't get the invite. What do I do to fix this? D:


starfish, Do you have a BlackBerry Data Plan enabled on your account with your carrier or mobile provider?

You must, in order to get the BlackBerry Messenger, RIM push email functions and BlackBerry data services such as the internet browser, Facebook for BlackBerry, BlackBerry Messenger, and much more.

So, call your carrier and inquire about having the BlackBerry Data Plan added to your account.

Good luck.




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Otacon4
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎06-28-2012
My Device: Blackberry Torch 9800
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch

I have all that.  Data plan and all.  Been using it for awhile.  Just recently started using BBM a lil more and when i added my friend, she vanished from contacts next day.. So i added her again, and now it only says pending.  ?

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JSanders
Posts: 82,907
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Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch

I was actually asking starfish that question, since he is the original poster and your situation affecting one user does seen slightly different than his, affecting several or all.


Otacon4 wrote:

 when i added my friend, she vanished from contacts next day.. So i added her again, and now it only says pending.  ?


You're certain that user didn't delete you as contact in BBM and is currently not responding to your subsequent requests?

Is her device on a corporate BES account or is it a personal BIS account?




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4. Guide to Unlocking your BlackBerry & Unlock Codes


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starfish9638
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎06-05-2012
My Device: Torch 9800
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch

So I HAVE to have a data plan in order to use BBM??

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JSanders
Posts: 82,907
Likes: 22,683
Solutions: 5,841
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch


starfish9638 wrote:

So I HAVE to have a data plan in order to use BBM??


Absolutely. No exceptions.




1. If any post helps you please click the Like Button below the post(s) that helped you.
2. Please resolve your thread by marking the post "Solution?" which solved it for you!
3. Install free BlackBerry Protect today for backups of contacts and data.
4. Guide to Unlocking your BlackBerry & Unlock Codes


Join our BBM Channels (Beta)
BlackBerry Support Forums Channel
PIN: C0001B7B4   Display/Scan Bar Code
Knowledge Base Updates
PIN: C0005A9AA   Display/Scan Bar Code
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ruma160493
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-03-2013
My Device: torch 9800
My Carrier: safaricom

Re: Blackberry Messenger not working on 9800 Torch

Hey i have a problem with my bbm.. i am using a bb torch 9800.. 

bbm shows a blue screen and says setting up.. its been like that for a long time.. kindly help me

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