The BlackBerry Messenger, popularly known as BBM has finally arrived for Android and iOS devices. The original release of BBM for Android and iOS was in fact slated on September 21 and September 22 but was kept at halt in the midway due to a leaked BBM apk file just hours before the official launch. Thus few Android users got their hands on to the App then itself. Sadly it was also one reason why BlackBerry postponed the roll-out of the app, back then.
However, now the company seems to have overcome the past leaks and you can now see the app listed on Google Play Store and iOS Store as well. But you might want to register your e-mail as soon as possible after you download the app because it is said that there would be a really long queue for the app. Moreover, BBM will be made available to people on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Andrew Bocking, BBM head on its official blog said that "This is the news you've been waiting for! I am thrilled to tell you that we are about to officially resume our rollout of BBM for Android and iPhone customers around the globe!"
He further added "The demand for BBM on Android and BBM on iPhone continues to be amazing. About six million people signed up for information about BBM at BBM.com. As you know, in just seven hours, about one million Android users were using the unreleased version of BBM for Android. What you don't know is that more than one million people have found creative ways to "side load" BBM on their iPhone."
Have a look at the BBM roll out details
Download BBM- the easiest way is to visit BBM.com from your Android or iPhone browser
Once you install the app, open it, and enter your email address to hold your spot in line
We will email you as soon as you reach the front of the line and can start using BBM
Apart from these, Samsung customers in Sub-Sahara Africa can download BBM today from the Samsung Apps store aswell. iPhone and other Android users in Africa will be able to download the app in less than 3 days time.