BBM

Features
BBM® is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time—all with speed, control and privacy. Note: some features are not available for all devices.
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TIMED MESSAGES

Keep it secret, keep it safe! Set a timer when you send a message or picture in a chat, and it will vanish when the timer runs out! Now free and unlimited to use.

RETRACT

‘Retract’ a message to remove it from your BBM chat after you’ve sent it. Now free and unlimited to use.

EASY MEET UPS

Share your location with Glympse - you can choose how long it’s visible. Now free and unlimited to use.

CHAT PRIVATELY

Open a Private Chat with one of your contacts to remove names from the chat display and delete the chat from both devices once you’re done.

BBM CHANNEL

Meet BBM Channels. A new place to join conversations happening right now between people, brands and communities.

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MULTI-PERSON CHATS

Bring more friends, family and coworkers into the conversation. BBM now lets you add up to 250 people in the same chat, and up to 50 contacts if you are sharing the group calendar or list features.

DISCOVER STICKERS, A FUN WAY TO CHAT IN BBM

Stickers are a great way to bring some more fun to your BBM chats.1 Browse and download stickers in the new Discover Menu. There you’ll find some of your favorite characters together with lots of originals. You can add them easily to your chats with the Quicker Sticker Picker. Fresh new sticker packs are regularly added to the Discover Menu, so keep your eyes peeled and check back often. Find that too much of a hassle? You can also subscribe to the Sticker Club to access to over 600 stickers and be notified when new sticker packs are added.

BBM VOICE AND VIDEO CALL. FREE CALLING BETWEEN BBM CONTACTS

Make free voice and video calls to BBM contacts on iPhone, AndroidTM and BlackBerryⓇ anywhere in the world with BBM Voice and BBM Video Call. It’s as simple and easy as BBM chat and costs just as little. No long distance, no roaming charges and now you can even see each other in real time! So pick up the phone and BBM me.

* Data plan or Wi-Fi required. Please check with your carrier for costs and restrictions.

SHARE YOUR LOCATION, LIVE

ONE TOUCH VOICE NOTES

SEND PHOTOS IN A SNAP

SHARING IN A SNAP

BBM gives you more to chat about with faster and easier ways to share photos, voice notes, your location and more.

Running late? Lost? Now you can let a BBM contact see your location, live for a limited time chosen by you. But when time runs out, your location is hidden again so you are always in control of your privacy.

REAL CONVERSATIONS LIVE ON BBM CHANNELS

Join conversations happening right now between people, brands and communities. Create a new channel to share your thoughts, ideas and passions. Or subscribe to an existing BBM Channel to join chats with others who share your interests.

CHAT IN REAL TIME

Only BBM tells you when messages are delivered and read.

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BBM GROUPS

Come together, chat and share pics with up to 50 friends.

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YOUR UNIQUE PIN

Protect your privacy. Share your PIN not your phone number. Get a Custom PIN for added personalization!

What's a PIN

BBM UPDATES

Stay in the know with your contacts and BBM Channels.

The new updates

PERSONALIZE YOUR BBM

Choose a profile photo and set your status.

Learn how

EMOTICONS GALORE!

Over 100 new emoticons to help you make your point.

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DISCOVER GREAT MUSIC

See what music your contacts are listening to and show others the songs you’re playing.

HIGH QUALITY IMAGE TRANSFER

It’s easier than ever to get a high quality version of the pictures you receive in BBM.