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BlackBerry® OS Smartphones

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Registered: ‎12-10-2012
My Device: Curve 9320
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Announcing BBM Channels (BBOS + BB10) for BlackBerry smartphones [BBM 8]

BBM Channel Features

Channel Profile
 - View personalised channel profiles for each BBM Channel including additional content helping to bring the channel to life such as a welcome messages, images, maps and more.

Receive Posts - Stay up to date on the things that matter to you with instant updates from your subscribed channels. Receive notification when new posts are available and chose whether you would like to be notified.

Engagement options - Get involved in conversations with your favourite communities by commenting on and liking posts from the Channels to which you have subscribed.  Or share interesting posts with your BBM contacts.

Chat (Coming Soon)
 - Get more personal with one to one conversations. Many BBM Channels allow subscribers to enjoy private conversations via BBM.

Discovery - Easily find and share your favourite communities on BBM Channels.   Check out which Channels are currently featured on the carousel.  Channel invites can be shared between BBM contacts or add a Channel via PIN or QR code.

User Controls
 - Be in control of your notifications with the BBM Channel mute button. It allows you to select exactly which subscribed channels you would like to receive notifications from.



Head over to [ https://beta.webapps.blackberry.com/ ]  and login with your BlackBerry ID, on the 'Eligible Programs' BBM channels should appear, click on the link and go to the downloads tab. Accept the 'Eligibility Declaration' and depending on your device [OTA install or Bar installer (BB10) ] install the software.   [Remember to make a backup of your contact list before installing! Instructions HERE]

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