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New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎10-17-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: 02

Bridge and BBM

Hi, Thinking about getting a BB Playbook and was just wondering do I have to have a blackberry smartphone paired with bridge to the tablet to get bbm or can I get bbm without a blackberry smartphone and without bridge? 

Regular Contributor
Posts: 57
Registered: ‎07-07-2012
My Device: BB ZED 10
My Carrier: Fido

Re: Bridge and BBM

Hi, the PlayBook is a great little tablet, however, to utilize BBM and SMS on it, you do need to have it bridged to a BlackBerry handset. BBM is an exclusive messenger service for BlackBerry users and you would need a specific BlackBerry data plan to use it.  However, don't close your mind to the possibility of getting a BlackBerry in the future. Smiley Wink

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