Good news for BlackBerry lovers who are now using an Android or Apple smartphone. BlackBerry Messenger for both these operating systems are now available. You can download these apps from their respective stores.

BBM for Android was in the news, however there were issues and in fact many fake BBM apps showed up on Google Play. The official BBM Android app can now be downloaded from Play Store it is around 12MB in size and works only on Android ICS 4.0 version and above.

The BBM app for iPad is also available but there are some software issues, some users getting temporary server error. Hopefully this issue will be solved soon. There are glitches, for android users too, they were not able to download – were getting URL not found error.

BBM messenger for android and iOS

Android users head on to Google play, search for BBM, you should then get the BBM BlackBerry Limited link tap and install it (The app launch date is 21 October 2013). The official link is remember you need Android 4.0 and above.

By Rajeev Rana

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