You can stay connected to a group of friends, family members or co-workers by creating groups in BBM contacts.

  1. On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key and click Create New Group.
  2. Type a name for the group.
  3. Type a description that people will see when they receive the invitation to the group.
  4. Change the Group Icon field.
  5. Click Create Group.
You can personalise your BBM profile by changing your display picture. This picture will appear in your friends' contact list.
  1. On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key and click My Profile.
  2. Press the Menu key. Click Change Display Picture. Navigate to the picture of your choice from the list that appears and click to select.
  3. If necessary, center the picture in the box. Press the Menu key. Click Crop and Save.
  4. Press the Menu key and click Save.
Most BlackBerry handsets are preinstalled with the BBM application.

To add a new BBM contact, just scan their BBM barcode with the camera on your BlackBerry Smartphone or let them scan yours.

How to view your barcode

  1. On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key and click on My Profile.
  2. Click on Display My Barcode.

How to scan a barcode

  1. On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key and click on Invite Contact.
  2. Click Scan a person’s barcode, then click Continue.
  3. Hold your smartphone so that all four corners of the barcode you are scanning appear on your device screen. Continue to hold the Smartphone until you hear a beep.

Use a PIN
Want to add a contact that's not with you right now? Invite them using their PIN.

  1. On the BBM contact list screen, press the Menu key.
  2. Click Invite Contact.
  3. Click Enter a person’s PIN.
  4. Click Send.
You get 10 D2D SMS free per day (not available while roaming).
No, you will not be charged for data while using BBM.
Yes, you will need to have a BlackBerry handset to use BlackBerry Messenger.
By activating the BBM per day package, your GPRS (i package) will be deactivated.

You do not need to have an additional BlackBerry Package. The BBM Rs.5/- per day package can be activated on any BlackBerry Smartphone that either has a Postpaid or Prepaid package. You will be charged Rs. 5/- on top of your regular rental.

SMS BBM to 678.

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