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Registered: ‎01-09-2012
My Device: playbook

how to install and use BBM in playbook



I have recently purchase a BB playbook and this is my first product from BlackBerry and I am really impressed with it. I would like to know how do I install BBM on my Playbook. Remember I dont have a BB mobile phone. 




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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: how to install and use BBM in playbook

Right now, and for the foreseeable future, there is not BBMessenger installed directly on the PlayBook without having the Bridge connection from an BlackBerry handheld device.


Sorry. RIM has said they are working towards that, but that it likely won't be included in the Feb 2012 upgrade.

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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-09-2012
My Device: playbook

Re: how to install and use BBM in playbook

thankyou. that was informative. Shall look for it!

How about installing android player on my playbook? is it possible to use whatsapp ans skype application with video?

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I'm rockin the BlackBerry Passport, Z30, Z10, Q10, BlackBerry Mini Stereo Speaker, 64 gig PlayBook, BlackBerry Wireless Headset HS-700

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Re: how to install and use BBM in playbook

There are so many what iffs right now.


Android player is in OS 2 beta but is for developer testing and some apps wil not work on OS2.




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