How to Download and Install BBM for PC (Windows 7/8 & Mac)

How to Download and Install BBM for PC (Windows 7/8 & Mac)

Are you a Die Hard BBM fan??

But you don’t want to leave your iPhone or your Android smartphone for the sake of just using BBM.  Then you are at the right place as we will take you through various steps that will help you to download and install BBM for PC as well as for your Android smartphone or iPhone.

Before we come to our guide on How to download and install BBM for PC let me brief you about this amazing app that has gained fan following like no other apps.

About BBM for PC

Blackberry Messenger or BBM (as commonly known) is among the early popular free messaging app which used to come with only Blackberry smartphones. It is developed and managed by Blackberry Inc. Recently it was released for various other platforms like Android, IOS, Windows phone etc. It allows users to send free text messages to anyone using BBM and that too free. That means users need not to spend a single penny to use this app for sending text messages to friends, family or colleague.

Now what makes BBM for PC so special?


Mostly all leading messengers like Whatsapp, Wechat etc use either your phone number or your name to connect to your friends. That means anyone knowing your name or having your phone number can message you even if you don’t want to interact with them. To avoid this, comes BBM which uses a special BBM pin to connect with your friends. This feature helps to maintain security as well as privacy as only those with whom you share your BBM pin can message you. Even to view any one’s profile on BBM you need to have their BBM pin which makes it ultra-secure, especially for girls who are always concerned of their profile picture going in wrong hands.

BBM for PC has all the normal features that a messenger has, like sending unlimited free text messages, sharing photos, contacts and videos. Apart from this you can also record your voice and send it to your partner. The user interface of BBM for PC is also very smooth as Blackberry has worked very hard to achieve this level of perfection.

Features of BBM for PC

  • You not only can have voice calls using BBM but you can also do video calls with your loved ones. Apart from this BBM supports screen sharing feature in video calls that means while doing video call the other person can see what is happening on your screen which is very unique and useful feature.
  • Contacts can be added in many ways like QR code scanning, BBM pins and the latest is by NFC technology.
  • You don’t need to worry about message length as it supports unlimited message length.
  • You get real-time information as when the message was written, read and delivered.

If you don’t have a Blackberry phone and you still want to enjoy using BBM then you don’t need to worry as BBM is now officially available for Android platform. Just go through the following steps to download it on your Android enabled smartphone. 

Guide on How to download BBM for Android

  • Open the play store by clicking here!
  • Now click on the download link available at the play store
  • After downloading the APK file just open the file and it will automatically start installing.

If you don’t even have a smartphone but then also you want to enjoy BBM then just follow the simple steps on How to download and install BBM for PC.

Guide on How to download BBM for PC

You will need Android Emulator software for this procedure because BBM is not officially available for PC or computer so there is no direct method to install it on PC. We recommend you to use Bluestacks as it is the most popular. To download bluestacks , click on the image below. You’ll be redirected to the official site of Bluestacks. Choose an appropriate operating system and move ahead. Bluestacks will be downloaded automatically and will get installed itself.

After installing Bluestacks on your Pc, follow the following steps:

  • Open Bluestacks from desktop icon
  • Type “BBM “on top search bar.
  • Click the Install button next to the first result.
  • Wait for Bluestacks to complete the installation.
  • After it is installed, go to Bluestacks > My Apps.
  • You will be able to see BBM icon there, to open you just need to click on to its icon. It will be right there for its first use.

That’s it. Now you have downloaded and installed BBM for PC as well as for Andoid. If you have any questions/problems on installing BBM then do let me know. Till then Keep Texting!!

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