BlackBerry has rolled out BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app on Apple App Store and Google Play Store to download on their on iOS and Android-based devices. BlackBerry has confirmed that BlackBerry Messenger has already got five million downloads within the first eight hours despite the delay, as confirmed through Twitter by the @BBM. In addition to glorious release on Google Play Store and Apple App Store, the app will be available from some select Samsung App Stores.
Users who will install the BlackBerry Messenger app on their Android and iOS devices require signing up at BBM.com. Users need to use a headstart to be able to use the messenger on their respective Android or iOS devices. Users, who have not already registered with BlackBerry Messenger, need to register with the BlackBerry Messenger and wait for the confirmation email before activating the app. Those who have pre-registered with the BBM will be given first priority; other users will be put in a queue.
The company quoted on the use of BlackBerry Messenger app “Customers who have already downloaded BBM for iPhone will be able to continue to use BBM. The unreleased Android app will be disabled, and customers who downloaded it should visit www.BBM.com to register for updates on official BBM for Android availability,” It also continues that “As soon as we are able, we will begin a staggered country rollout of BBM for Android and continue the rollout of BBM for iPhone.”
“Whoever is interested in BlackBerry understands the company has world class products and services. These are products and services that customers can continue to count on,” they said.
Customers who downloaded the unreleased Android app will be disabled and look for the latest update by visiting BBM.com.