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vmisirlis
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how to make contact

Hi guys can someone point out how can I make someone a contact and then chat? Thank you very much! Because I'm a little lost! :smileyhappy:
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BillJ
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Re: how to make contact

The ONLY way to make someone a contact for BBM is by getting that person's PIN. Other IM apps use email addresses or phone numbers which are not as private. With BBM, if someone wants to be a contact of yours, they have to get your PIN from you.

Now to further answer your question, to get someone's PIN you either have to a) ask them for it, or b) search a forum where people openly post their PINs to attract new contacts. These forums can be found by doing a search for 'BlackBerry PIN forums' or another such search.

 

 

I hope that answers your question. Cheers.  :smileyhappy:


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Re: how to make contact

 
To start a chat, after adding the contact, type a message to the contact in BBM and press SEND.
 
Great resource on BBM located here:  http://www.bbm.com/bbm/en_gb/bbm-faq.html




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Re: how to make contact


BillJ wrote:

The ONLY way to make someone a contact for BBM is by getting that person's PIN.


There are other ways. Check the link I posted above.




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vmisirlis
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Re: how to make contact

You are both very helpful! Thank you both for your time I appreciate it! :smileyhappy:
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Re: how to make contact


vmisirlis wrote:
You are both very helpful! Thank you both for your time I appreciate it! :smileyhappy:

You're welcome... but I have to ask... you really did not know how to add a contact in BBM?




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vmisirlis
Posts: 741
Registered: ‎10-06-2013
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Re: how to make contact

Well we were trying to figure it out with a friend and we were trying to scan a code and add each other but this would not work.... now I have sent him my pin in order to add me... will let you know how it goes! :smileyhappy:
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BillJ
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Re: how to make contact


JSanders wrote:

BillJ wrote:

The ONLY way to make someone a contact for BBM is by getting that person's PIN.


There are other ways. Check the link I posted above.


 

 

Oh, yeah. I guess you can use those methods as well.

 

 

Thanks for the reminder!  :smileytongue:


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