BBM finally lands on Windows Phone as private beta

BBM has finally found a place in the Windows Phone Store. The popular instant messenger from Blackberry is currently present in private beta after it was announced in March that it will be available for Windows Phone users.


Blackberry is sending requests to selected number of users to test as the app is in private beta. The app will have a similar user interface as its counterparts from iOS and Android along with some elements from the Microsoft’s mobile OS. Unfortunately no screenshots were provided at the Windows Phone Store to confirm these reports.

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The struggling Canadian company made BBM available on Android and iOS in May last year owing to tough competition from emerging and established instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp, Line, Facebook Messengers and others. The company then gradually added support for stickers, channels and voice support.

It is not clear when will the app will come out of beta and will be available for in the Windows Phone store.


Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+