BBM is here but the line is long, I'll show you how to cut in line.

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  1. pc747

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    I was impatient so I stumbled upon a way to bypass the waiting process. Will elaborate after the break.​

     
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    Those of us who never owned a blackberry do not have a bbm id and really that is what you need to get going forward. You can either wait for them to create one for you or do it yourself. Those of us wanting to bypass the waiting process just go here: https://blackberryid.blackberry.com/bbid/registration/registration_eula.seam

    and sign up for a bb id. Once you are registered you will be able to use the app.
     
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    Is there a technologically superior reason to use Blackberry Messenger over the dozens of other IM clients out these days? Or is this just for those who have friends that still have Blackberry devices?
     
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    Screen shot of me getting in

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    Personally i do not know as i never used it. I'm trying to check it out now. But since none of my friends use it i have to wait before i can try it out.

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    One thing that is nice about BBM is that it notifies you when your message has been read, and it also lets you know when the person you are chatting with is typing a message back. This is similar to what Google offers in the Hangouts.
     
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    Not sure if this matters or not but yesterday i entered the email i wanted to use when i tried to use the bbm app. So not sure if that made a difference when i set up my bb id today.

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    I loved BBM as a former Blackberry user from pre-2009 when I went Android. It was the only regret I had actually was losing BBM. Anyway, I just created an account online, but doubt it can be accessed from my S3. I signed in online but see no way to add anyone.
     
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    So is this just another IM service or does it have SMS support as well? I honestly don't really see the point in it if it doesn't have SMS support.
     
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    So far friends and family having problems connecting to me.

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    I just created an account.
     
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    looks like gmail is marking bbm invites as spam check your spam folders
     
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