All About Smartphones: List of Phones That Support BBM For Android and iPhone

Thursday, September 19, 2013

List of Phones That Support BBM For Android and iPhone

BlackBerry's BBM for Android devices and iPhone is expected to be available for download on 21st and 22nd of September from the App Store of the two supported platforms respectively.


One question that have constantly being asked is that "What phones will this BBM support on Android and iPhone?" For this reason, this post was made to clarify any doubts.

To answer the question, consider the following points.

  1. BBM will support Android Ice Cream Sandwich and above. That is Androi 4.0 and above
  2. BBM will support iOS 6.0 and above
  3. BBM will work on All Samsung devices be it note, smartphone or tablet if they are running Android 4.0 and above
  4. BBM will work on Tecno and Infinix products if they are running Android 4.0 and above. This means that Tecno N7, Tecno M3, L3, D5,  Phantom A, Phantom A+, Phantom N9, Infinix X570, X530 etc
  5. BBM will support iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S.
  6. BBM may not be available for iPads for now.
  7. BBM will not support Windows Phone devices
  8. BBM will use BlackBerry ID to begin operation on your Android and iPhone. So register for your BlackBerry ID from here
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66 comments:

  1. Make dem do create tin for my 3310
    jare i wan start dey ping

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  2. Very hilarious bro. You want make d 3310 phone blow ni? You go come blame BlackBerry for the explosion abi :d

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      But u know we blogerz we like checking and checking ....and now when bbm for android is been delayed .....blogerz would have xpecting ur post ...,,,,........but seriously u replying our comment is a very gud thing and keep up d gud work
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  5. But I heard it is only available for phones not tablets, please how true is this? Does this mean the tecno n9 pad is not compatible? Thanks.

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  6. Somebody already installed the leaked version on Tecno N9 and it worked. So it will work for tablets. But it won't support iPads

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  8. Disappointed that BBM is available for i Phones only not the tablets.When it is going to be launched in tablets?

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    1. Only BlackBerry knows when BBM would be made for iPads

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  9. great post i am using this phone from last few months i never face any kind of problem from the date of the purchase it

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  10. My android os version is 4.1.2 but still its saying device is not compatible
    Samsung GT-S6312

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  11. yes me too.. LG L4 e445 doesn't work for BBM

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  12. If you are getting an incompatible message it means your country for the device isn't available yet. Hold on a little while and it would be available in your country or region

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    1. BBM is compatible for phones in India...then what is the problem!
      My phone is also satisfying the criteria for android version and I am from India...what would be the problem?

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  13. BBM is not available on my Samsung Galaxy Discovery! This sucks

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  14. Has d download started in nigeria?

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  15. Has d download started in nigeria?

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    1. Only for those with Samsung devices. Other phones will have access 25th October

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  18. Can android 2.1 upgraded to 4.1 support the bbm app?

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  20. If you can get to 4.0 or above, its probable that it will support the device.

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  21. Good day Akin,
    I tried downloading BBM app on my Tecno tab N9 and it gave me an incompatibility message. Does that mean that the app won't work on Tecno tab?

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  22. No, it means that its not available for your country yet. Try the one on my facebook page. That should work

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  23. I cant get a download for my galaxy note 2 ...pls can u put me tru?

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  24. My android version is above 4.0 however it still says incompatible on my HTC Desire C, and I live in UK so where is it going wrong?

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    1. I really can't say why but you can download from this link and try install https://www.dropbox.com/s/esn3aa3ebvwl92h/BBM_1.0.0.70.apk

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    2. i jst installed using this method thanks. but how does one get d pin?

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    3. Put in your email address and register a BlackBerry ID that you would use

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  25. I have a Samsung galaxy discover, which is an ice cream sandwich 4.0, it says right on the top of this list that it is available, but says its not compatible with my phone? I don't get why..

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    1. Try downloading now and it will be compatible. The previous problem was because it wasn't available for your country yet.

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  26. I have a Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 and it's 4.0 but it keeps telling me it's not for my version

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  27. hi there. is bbm compatible with samsung galaxy chat? it's version 4.0 ice cream sandwich. some people say it works, and sone say it does not. would like to get a legitimate response. thinking about purchasing this phone. thanks :)

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  28. Yes it will be compatible with Galaxy Chat.

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  29. But my phantom tablet isn't working with it

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  30. jst to let u knw Akin, it now works excellently on my tecno tab. keep up d good work

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  31. I m using karbon a6 and it nt installig kindly revert for d same i m using android 4.0

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    1. Download from the link I provided in one of my recent posts or visit the link http://phonegist.blogspot.com/2013/10/download-bbm-for-tecno-phantom-n9-pad.html?m=1

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  32. I m using karbon a6 and it nt installig kindly revert for d same i m using android 4.0

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  33. can it work with nokia smart phones?

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  34. Hi, when will bbm be available on window phones (Nokia Lumia)

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    1. Only BlackBerry guys can answer that one. However, it their last statement, they are not working on BBM for the Windows Phones (Nokia Lumia) in the near future

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  35. Hi Akin. I downloaded bbm on my htc one V fone bt weneva i try 2 connect it keeps tellin me 'no connection found. Ur connection 2 d wirelez network is turned off. Restore ur connections and try again'. Whereas diaz connection on my fone and d wirelez is on wit connectivity. I dnt knw wotz happenin.

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  36. PLS İ WANT TO GET A LG L7 II,BUT İ DONT KNOW İF BBM İS COMPATİBLE WİTH İT

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  37. Pls i want to knw if BBM can work on any android 4.2 phones irrespective of its manufacturer

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