BlackBerry makes BBM available for Windows Phone Users

The app has been built specifically for the Windows Phone experience

By: Tech Desk | Published: July 31, 2014 7:13 pm


Moving one-step closer to becoming a platform agnostic messaging software, BlackBerry Messenger has made its debut for on Windows Phone 8 and higher.

“We are intent on bringing the most popular application experiences to Windows Phone, and with BBM, we are pleased to bring many of its top features to the Windows Phone platform,” said Bryan Biniak, Vice President and General Manager, Developer Experience, Microsoft.

John Sims, president Global Enterprise Services at BlackBerry, said the BBM app for Windows Phone shows our commitment to supporting cross-platform capabilities, and we are excited to be working with Microsoft to deliver a new level of collaboration to the Windows Phone platform.

The app has been built specifically for the Windows Phone experience, and BBM users will have a “familiar, native user experience that embraces the clean, modern design of the Windows Phone UI”.

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  1. G
    Aug 7, 2014 at 10:42 pm
    Having used BBM on iPad it is well below expectation and not a good alternative to WhatsApp. The UI needs a lot of improvements.
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      Peter Parker
      Aug 5, 2014 at 10:04 am
      This is a good thing for windows users that BBM is now supported to windows phones. I hope people of windows phone will enjoy all the features of phone developers