BBM For PC: How to install BBM for Windows 10/8/7
BBM For PC: BBM short for Blackberry Messenger is a messaging application from Blackberry which you can use to text, send and receive images and videos with your friends and family. The app is pretty similar to other messaging apps like Whatsapp and Wechat. The app as of now is available for Blackberry Phones, iPhone, Android, and Windows.
Download BBM For PC
Blackberry is not known always known for providing amazing features but for security and privacy. However, there are a number of great features that BBM provides to its users like:
- The ability to chat with any of your friends and family individually or in a group. The app also allows you to broadcast an important message which when received will open up automatically on the screen.
- Sharing of Video/Audio files along with images just like any other messaging app.
- Sharing of Contacts and Location with your friends and family.
- A status update which lets your friends and family know what you are up to.
The app also comes with a lot of other similar features that you are used to seeing in all the other messaging apps like emoticons, ability to change your last seen to public or private, to name a few. However, there is one unique feature that the BBM app provides, BBM Channels, that essentially lets you create your own channel where you can post messages, share pictures, initiate conversations, and communicate directly with brands and subscribers.
Now, if you want to install the BBM app to use it on your PC there are a couple of ways you can do that.
- Download the BBM app directly.
- Download BBM using BlueStacks.
Let us first see how we can install BBM directly for the Blackberry App Store.
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Install BBM For PC Windows directly
Step 1: First, you need to download the Android SDK bundle along with the BBM apk.
Step 2: Then extract the Android SDK bundle that you just downloaded and open the SDK Manager.exe file.
Step 3: Next, navigate to Tools>Manage AVDs.
Step 4: Now create an Android Virtual Device and launch it.
Step 5: Copy and paste the BBM apk inside sdk/platform-tools/BBM.apk
Step 6: Now you need to open the command prompt inside the platform-tools folder.
Step 7: Type adb install BBM.apk inside the command prompt.
Step 8: That is it! This will install the BBM app on the virtual device.
Step 9: Navigate to the app and open it up to start using it.
Though the process looks a little difficult, it is quite simple all you need to do is perform all the steps one by one and you will have the BBM app running on your PC in no time.
Next, let us see how we can install BBM For Windows using Bluestacks.
Install BBM For PC using Bluestacks
Step 1: Download BlueStacks by clicking on this link above.
Step 2: Now, install BlueStacks on your PC and run the setup file that will guide you on how to install the software.
Step 3: Before proceeding ahead you need to Sign In using your Google account. You can also create a new account if you do not have one already.
Step 4: Next, go to the Play Store and search for BBM.
Step 5: Downloaded and install the app.
Congratulations! You are all set to use the app on your PC. Just open up the app and enter your number to get started. This method is comparatively easier than the previous one and also takes a lot less time to finish.
So that is it, guys. Choose whichever method you are comfortable with donwloading BBM on PC and if you face any problems or have any suggestions that you would like to make do let us know down in the comment section.