BlackBerry Messenger gives BlackBerry users a quick, easy way to send instant messages to each other using their PIN codes. Its free and, unlike with e-mail, users can carry on several conversations at the same time. They also can chat with a group, see contacts availability, send files and track message status.
Do you have to pay for BBM?
Starting today, BBM Enterprise will be available through the Google Play Store and eventually from the Apple App Store. The service will be free for one year and after that, $2.49 for six months of service.
Does anyone use BBM?
Although the consumer version of BBM is shutting down, a different version of BBM, aimed at large businesses, still exists: BBM Enterprise is made by BlackBerry itself. Since April, normal users have been able to download it from the iOS and Android App Stores.
How safe is BBM enterprise?
BBM® Enterprise offers secure text, voice, video, group chat and conferencing on any device, including smartphones and desktops. Its the ideal communications solution for businesses and working professionals, with its end-to-end encryption on multiple endpoints, robust privacy policies and enterprise-grade features.
Is BBM really secure?
BBM is more reliable as messages are fully encrypted and only the sender and receiver have the ability to fully decrypt messages. So, in terms of security, BlackBerry takes the lead.
How can I use BBM for free?
Getting StartedFirst things first - youll need an Android device to install BBM.Head to the Google Play Store and download BBM (free) to your device here.Once installed, tap on the icon to start the BBM service.If youre already a BBM user and want to use your current BBID, enter your login details on the screen.Oct 21, 2013
Which came first BBM or Whatsapp?
In late 2008, 4 million people used BBM. Two years later the number reached 28 million, and by September 2011, it was 60 million.
Is BBM still secure?
The beloved messaging platform was officially shut down on May 31, following an announcement earlier this year. BBM was one of the first messaging apps to use read receipts and typing indicators, but it long held up security as a key selling point.
Does BBM messenger still work?
BlackBerry stopped making its own phones in 2016, but its messenger system, BBM, was still available in app form for Android and iOS devices. Today will be the last day to use BBM on non-BlackBerry phones, but its legacy will live on.